breastfeeding


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breast·feed

or breast-feed  (brĕst′fēd′)
v. breast·fed (-fĕd′), breast·feed·ing, breast·feeds
v.tr.
To feed (a baby) milk from the breast; suckle.
v.intr.
To breastfeed a baby.
Translations

breastfeeding

n. lactancia materna;
effective ______ efectiva;
ineffective___desatisfacción en la lactancia.

breastfeeding

n lactancia materna, amamantamiento, (el) lactar, (el) dar el pecho, (el) dar de mamar; Breastfeeding will help protect your baby against disease..Amamantar a su bebé ayudará a protegerlo de enfermedades.
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A study by Swansea University explored the experiences of mothers with a baby aged up to six months old who had started breastfeeding at birth but stopped in the early weeks.
The core of the BFHI is the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
Aiming to promote this, the Cypriot association organises a yearly breastfeeding event.
The event raised public awareness about the importance of breastfeeding and how to ensure better health for future generations.
We know breastfeeding helps children to survive and thrive -- enabling infants to withstand infections, providing critical nutrients for early development of brain and body along with strengthening the bond between mothers and their babies.
At 10:30am, those at Latch On SA can participate in The Big Latch On, a minute during which thousands of mothers across the globe will be breastfeeding their children simultaneously.
A project of the Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield and Project Breastfeeding Kentucky, the campaign, Kentucky Dads Support Breastfeeding, is calling on dads to encourage their babies' mothers to give breastfeeding a try, to praise their breastfeeding efforts and support their ultimate decisions.
This article reports on a small study that focused on the unique nature of breastfeeding twins.
Hanan Hamdi, lactation consultant and member of the breastfeeding committee at Dubai Hospital, noted that breastfeeding has several health benefits for the mother and child and that breastfeeding is known to help prevent babies develop respiratory illnesses, recurrent ear infections and other health problems.
He said this year, over 175 countries worldwide are celebrating the WBW theme 'Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal - for Life' highlighting that achieving the Millennium Development Goals (especially MDGs 4 and 5) requires more early, exclusive and continued breastfeeding.