Definition of Breastfeed

1. Verb. Give suck to. "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"

Exact synonyms: Give Suck, Lactate, Nurse, Suck, Suckle, Wet-nurse
Related verbs: Suck
Generic synonyms: Feed, Give
Antonyms: Bottlefeed
Derivative terms: Lactation, Lactation, Lactation, Nurse, Nursery, Nursing, Suck, Sucker



Definition of Breastfeed

1. Verb. To feed a baby milk via the breasts; to suckle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breastfeed

1. [v -FED, -FEEDING, -FEEDS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breastfeed

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

Literary usage of Breastfeed

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

1. Healthy People 2000 Review, 1998-99: National Health Promotion & Disease edited by Diane Wagener, Richard J. Klein (1999)
"Duplicate objective: 2.11 14.9a*: Increase to at least 75 percent the proportion of low-income mothers who breastfeed their babies in the early postpartum ..."

2. Healthy People 2000, Review, 1997: National Health Promotion and Disease by Kathleen M. Turczyn (1998)
"2.11a*: Increase to at least 75 percent the proportion of low-income mothers who breastfeed their babies in the early postpartum period and to at least 50 ..."

3. Women and Equality: A California Review of Women's Equity Issues in Civil by Kate Sproul (1999)
"Workers Who breastfeed Their Infants With more new mothers returning to the work force soon after the birth of a child and with the push from the American ..."

4. HIV Risk Exposure Among Young Children: A Study of 2-9 Year Olds Served by by Olive Shisana (2005)
"Interestingly, mothers using a non- biological mother to breastfeed their child were more likely to be HIV-positive than mothers not using a non-biological ..."

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