Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of breast-feed.
  • adjective That has been suckled at its mother's breast

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast

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Examples

  • It takes about ten days for a full-term breast-fed infant’s intestines to be colonized with bacterial flora the good bacteria, while formula-fed infants have more complex bacteria flora in their gut.

    You Raising Your Child

  • It takes about ten days for a full-term breast-fed infant’s intestines to be colonized with bacterial flora the good bacteria, while formula-fed infants have more complex bacteria flora in their gut.

    You Raising Your Child

  • It takes about ten days for a full-term breast-fed infant’s intestines to be colonized with bacterial flora the good bacteria, while formula-fed infants have more complex bacteria flora in their gut.

    You Raising Your Child

  • It takes about ten days for a full-term breast-fed infant’s intestines to be colonized with bacterial flora the good bacteria, while formula-fed infants have more complex bacteria flora in their gut.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Both the Kramer study and the sibling study did turn up one interesting finding: a bump in “cognitive ability” among breast-fed children.

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

  • These simply look for differences in two populations, one breast-fed and one not.

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

  • "We know that solutions as simple as keeping newborns warm, clean and properly breast-fed can keep them alive."

    U.S. newborn death rate higher than in 40 other nations

  • I dutifully breast-fed each of my first two children for the full year that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

  • She breast-fed both and now works as a breast-feeding peer counselor at the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, D.C., where many patients are low-income or minority mothers.

    Aging well starts in womb, as mom's choices affect whole life

  • Had I been more closely tied to a workplace, I would have breast-fed during my maternity leave and then given him formula exclusively, with no guilt.

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

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