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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.
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Translations

breastfeeding

n. lactancia materna;
effective ______ efectiva;
ineffective___desatisfacción en la lactancia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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References in periodicals archive ?
He advised them not to feel shy to breast feed their babies, since the only source of food with the best nutrients is breast feeding.
They breast feed in addition to a relative decrease of 7 percent for each birth.
They were initially bottle fed and subsequently advised to breast feed. All infants were followed up at 1.5 months to determine feeding practices.
"As a breast-feeding mother you don't need anything particularly special to breast feed your baby in a public place.
"Peer support might be more effective if targeted at specific groups, such as those women not planning to breast feed ...
Research has shown that mums who breast feed are less prone to develop the extremely serious conditions of ovarian and breast cancer and they are protected from weakened bones later in life.
Clare who now has a seven-month-old daughter Emma said she was both inspired and humbled by other mums she originally met and felt almost shamed into continuing to breast feed Alfie.
Mothers who breast feed are more likely to lose weight after birth and face less risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
MORE Scots mums are choosing to breast feed their babies - and for longer, according to a new report.
"Women who try to breast feed and do the best for their child are being given less support by the Government.
Yet only half of new mothers in America try breast feeding, and less then 20% continue to breast feed for six months.