Definition of Breastfeeding

1. Noun. The activity of feeding a baby or young child milk from the breast of a lactating woman. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of breastfeed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breastfeeding

1. breastfeed [v] - See also: breastfeed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breastfeeding

breast thermography
breast ultrasound
breastband
breastbands
breastbeam
breastbeams
breastbone
breastbones
breasted
breastfast
breastfasts
breastfed
breastfeed
breastfeeder
breastfeeders
breastfeeding (current term)
breastfeedings
breastfeeds
breastful
breastfuls
breasthook
breasticle
breasticles
breasting
breastings
breastknot
breastknots
breastless
breastlike
breastmilk

Literary usage of Breastfeeding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health: New Data From the 1995 by Joyce C. Abma, A. Chandra, W. Mosher, L. Peterson (1998)
"breastfeeding, Maternity Leave, and Child Care breastfeeding About 55 percent ... As in prior years, breastfeeding was substantially more common among white ..."

2. Effects of Agricultural Commercialization on Land Tenure, Household Resource by Howarth E. Bouis, Lawrence James Haddad (1990)
"Time Allocation Patterns of Mothers Mothers who are breastfeeding spend ... Less than half of this extra time is accounted for by breastfeeding itself. ..."

3. Wic Food Packages: Time for a Change by Institute Of Medicine (2006)
"breastfeeding PROMOTION AND SUPPORT Many of the proposed package changes were intended to encourage breastfeeding. In support of the proposed package ..."

4. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Continual use of a sweetened pacifier and/or breastfeeding at will throughout the night can also cause baby bottle tooth decay. ..."

5. HIV Risk Exposure Among Young Children: A Study of 2-9 Year Olds Served by ...by Olive Shisana by Olive Shisana (2005)
"This can occur in utero, during delivery and post-delivery through breastfeeding. Estimates of the contribution of breastfeeding to MTCT vary, ..."

6. The Hmong, 1987-1995: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography edited by J. Christina Smith (1996)
"The authors recommend breastfeeding education and the elimination of ... "Impact of a breastfeeding Promotion Program for Hmong Women at Selected WIC Sites ..."

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