breastfeed breastfeed  /b ˈrɛst fid/

Definition(s):

  • (v) give suck to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Mothers in many societies breastfeed each child for up to five years.

News

  1. UI to open lactation rooms after AHA mandate

    Fifty-eight percent of mothers in Idaho breastfeed their infants until six months of age, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The University of Idaho is working to implement lactation rooms across campus for breastfeeding ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  2. Science and sex: Everything you wanted to know about 'doing it'

    "How We Do It" may sound like a sex manual, but it isn't: In fact, that's about the only topic you won't find addressed in anthropologist Robert Martin's book-length survey of human reproduction and what we can learn from the animal world.There's still news you can use, however. For example, how long should mothers breastfeed their babies? The standard advice from the World Health Organization ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  3. Everything you wanted to know about 'doing it': Scientist looks beyond sex

    "How We Do It" may sound like a sex manual, but it isn't: In fact, that's about the only topic you won't find addressed in anthropologist Robert Martin's book-length survey of human reproduction and what we can learn from the animal world.There's still news you can use, however. For example, how long should mothers breastfeed their babies? The standard advice from the World Health Organization ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. "I still have a home in Philadelphia. I'll never pull my roots out of Philadelphia, but right now, I moved here because I wanted to feel the sun on my belly, I wanted to breastfeed in my back yard," Scott said last week in a phone interview.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Jill Scott Source: Philadelphia Daily News

  2. Marcia, 45, told People magazine: "I'll tell you my routine - it's really exciting! I feed, I burp, I change diapers, I pump. And then I have a tiny window of time to myself. I can breastfeed them both at the same time, which for me is a huge...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Marcia Cross Source: Monsters and Critics.com

  3. Dawn Primarolo said: "By international standards not enough women breastfeed in England. This money will help more mums - particularly those in more deprived areas - to breastfeed and to do so for longer. We want to ensure women know the importance...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Dawn Primarolo Source: Nursing in Practice

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