breast-feeding


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breast-feeding

[ˈbrestˌfiːdɪŋ] Namamantamiento m, cría f a los pechos

breast-feeding

[ˈbrɛstˌfiːdɪŋ] nallattamento al seno
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The World Health Organisation research said more should be done to promote breast-feeding.
For a breast-feeding mom just returning to work, Sarah Madden has what would be considered the best-case scenario.
Recent studies concluded that cup feeding as compared to bottle-feeding did not offer any advantage in exclusive breast-feeding later on17,18.
HealthDay News | NYT Syndicate BREAST-FEEDING has been shown to help babies fight infections and prevent asthma, childhood obesity and SIDS.
Two city officials here had drawn flak from a women's group for comments deemed sexist on breast-feeding made during a session of the city council.
Breast-feeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.
There are rafts of research out there on how much babies benefit from a mother's milk, but now here's a new twist - you can benefit from breast-feeding too.
Breast-feeding reduces a woman's number of menstrual cycles, thereby lowering her accumulated exposure to hormones that foster some cancer growth.
Breast milk is the best food for babies but unfortunately the breast-feeding rate among Omani women has gone down in recent years due to various reasons, said an official at the Ministry of Health.
A MUM-OF-SEVEN today welcomed more support for breast-feeding mothers after figures revealed a rise in the number of bottle-fed babies.
WASHINGTON -- A recent study shows that while most mothers across the United States know that breast-feeding is the best way to ensure that their babies get the proper nutrition, nearly half avoid doing so because of the stigma attached to nursing in public.
Despite the known health benefits associated with breast milk latest figures have revealed the prevalence of mums still breast-feeding at their 6-8 week check is "significantly" below the national average at only 26.1%.