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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 ?
Beauregard, Ph.D., from the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues analyzed National Immunization Survey-Child data for infants born in 2015 to describe breastfeeding duration and exclusivity at ages 3 and 6 months for all black and non-Hispanic white infants.
Mrs Aisha Yakubu, a civil servant, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday that 'two years is the adequate and ideal period for breastfeeding a child.''
During Breastfeeding Awareness Week, Philips AVENT seeks to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding and creating environments that are comfortable for a nursing mother.
Challenges highlighted by the breastfeeding mothers range from weight gain and loss while breastfeeding, swelling of the breasts and babies refusing to eat real food after the first six months of compulsory breastfeeding.
Planning and Development Board Chairman Habibur Rahman Gilani told a ceremony held here on Wednesday to mark the World Breastfeeding Week that the early initiation of breastfeeding increased to 43.7 per cent in 2018 from 28.1 per cent in 2011, an increase of 55 per cent, while exclusive breastfeeding rates jumped to 44.2 per cent from 7.7 per cent in 2011 showing a drastic fourfold increase.
She said in 2015, Mahalapye District Hospital was designated baby friendly and was among the facilities implementing BFHI, as the Ministry of Health and Wellness observed a general decline in breastfeeding and an increase in formula feeding.
UK legislation protects a mother's right to breastfeed her child in any place that the child is allowed to be, without interruption or intrusion, and East Renfrewshire Council and the Health and Social Care Partnership says it welcomes breastfeeding in all its buildings, places and spaces and have a policy to support this.
The theme of this year is 'Empower parents, enable breastfeeding: Now and for the future'.
This year's theme is "Empower parents, enable breastfeeding".The World Breastfeeding Week is aimed at encouraging breastfeeding and improving the health of babies.
"The health, social and economic benefits of breastfeeding - for mother and child - are well-established and accepted throughout the world.
Despite the great importance of breastfeeding, studies show increased reduction in the practice among career women.