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  • Breastfeeding — Suckling and nursing are synonyms. For other uses, see Nursing (disambiguation) and Suckling (disambiguation) An infant breastfeeding …   Wikipedia

  • breastfeeding — adj. Breastfeeding is used with these nouns: ↑mother …   Collocations dictionary

  • breastfeeding — breastˈfeeding noun • • • Main Entry: ↑breast * * * breastfeeding noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: feeding and caring for a babyhyponym Main entry: breastfeed …   Useful english dictionary

  • breastfeeding — noun The activity of feeding a baby or young child milk from the breast of a lactating woman …   Wiktionary

  • breastfeeding — breast·feed·ing (brestґ fēdґing) the feeding of an infant at the mother s breast; also written breast feeding …   Medical dictionary

  • breastfeeding — breast feed || brestfɪːd feed a baby milk from a breast, suckle, nurse a baby …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Breastfeeding complications — Breastfeeding is the feeding of an infant or young child with milk from a woman s breasts. Babies have a sucking reflex that enables them to suck and milk. With few exceptions, human breast milk is the best source of nourishment for human infants …   Wikipedia

  • Breastfeeding difficulties — Classification and external resources ICD 10 O92 ICD 9 676 Breastfeeding …   Wikipedia

  • Breastfeeding Mothers' Support Group — The Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group (BMSG) is a volunteer organization run by breastfeeding mothers. Its mission is to increase the incidence and duration of breastfeeding, for the promotion of better health in Singapore.HistoryThe Singapore… …   Wikipedia

  • breastfeeding jaundice — 1. jaundice occurring in breastfed infants within the first week of life, most commonly caused by inadequate intake. Cf. breast milk j. 2. a prolonged type of neonatal jaundice seen in some breast fed infants …   Medical dictionary

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