breast feeding


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Noun1.breast feeding - nourishing at the breastbreast feeding - nourishing at the breast    
infant feeding - feeding an infant
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PESHAWAR -- Director General Health Services Dr Ayub Roz has urged the medical field force in general, pediatricians and gynecologists to create awareness regarding the benefits of breast feeding and child nutrition.
Objective: To compare the effects of syringe feeding versus bottle feeding on subsequent breast feeding in term infants admitted to the nursery for routine care for the first 12-24 hours of life.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is all set to introduce and implement legislation on 'Protection of Breast Feeding and Child Nutrition" in the province.
Despite the well-recognized effectiveness of exclusive breast feeding (EBF) for the first 6 months of an infant life for reducing infant mortality, adherence to this practice is not widespread in the developing world.
ENCOURAGEMENT Breast feeding mentor Clare Straughan with children Emily, 5, and Alfred, 4, wants to help other mothers
It is important to stress that our findings should not discourage women from breast feeding as we know that this is beneficial to both mother and baby in a number of ways.
NEW YORK -- Not only is breast feeding a healthier option than using formula, it is also a prudent choice in a struggling economy.
Given the ineffectiveness of this intervention, "resources may be better directed to the first two weeks after birth, when the highest proportion of women stop breast feeding," they conclude.
Also, breast feeding aids weight loss in a mum as so many calories are passed on to the baby through the milk.
In addition, a diabetes nurse specialist offered individual counseling on the benefits of breast feeding and described the possibility of using a breast pump if the infant's ability to suck was impaired.
FIRST-TIME mum Clare Gatenby was just fed up with the ordeal of breast feeding newborn baby Alfie.
While around 71% of British women start out breast feeding, the take-up rate in some parts of this region is as low as 26%.