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breastfeed

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breast-feed

(brĕst′fēd′)
v. breast·fed (-fĕd′), breast·feeding, breast·feeds
v.tr.
To feed (a baby) mother's milk from the breast; suckle.
v.intr.
To breastfeed a baby.
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2) found that 42% of PBB exposed women breast-fed their infants compared to 85% of control women.
This may be attributable to breast-fed babies not being force-fed or overfed.
5 per cent of those who had been breast-fed were obese.
Campaigners say breast-fed babies are less likely to end up in hospital with infections and are given a better start in life.
They used logistic regression to identify characteristics associated with the likelihood that a woman had breast-fed the infant at all and, if she had, whether she had done so for at least six months.
I know people think it's disgusting that I breast-fed my kids until they were two.
The three outcomes of interest were a) the decision to breast-feed (yes/no); b) the duration, in months, of breast-feeding as the main source of infant nutrition among women who breast-fed; and c) the total duration, in months, of breast-feeding among women who breast-fed.
A study of 3,880 children found that those who were breast-fed scored better on cognitive development tests at age 5 years than children who were not.
Moreover, 11 Aka babies were breast-fed by women other than their mothers during the observation period.
Like Jessica Lossley of Sylmar, who only breast-fed her second child, Billy, because she didn't know there was a difference between formula and breast milk when it came to the development of her child.
The association was strongest for types of liquids fed on the maternity ward: Compared with infants fed exclusively breast milk at that time, infants also fed formula had a more than doubling of the risk of not being exclusively breast-fed, fully breast-fed and breast-fed at all (adjusted hazard ratios, 2.
It also says babies should be breast-fed, with other foods, until the age of 12 months.