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    rooting mouth

    Dear teachers,

    I'm looking for the meaning of rooting mouth in this context:

    Georgia wrapped the baby and had me hold it. It had a tiny, squished nose and a rooting mouth.
    Thanks a lot for your kindly help

    selviya87

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    Re: rooting mouth

    "Rooting" in this context means the baby is moving its mouth around searching for nourishment.

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    Re: rooting mouth

    Thanks a lot, Mr. Soothingdave. It really helps :D

    selviya87

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