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  • She also feels anxious at the lack of privacy she has when she breast-feeds her new-born son in her road-side shack.

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  • Or the obsession to separate the sexes could produce ridiculous fatwas in Egypt, such as that a man and woman can work in the same office space only if the woman, in order to establish a maternal relation, breast-feeds the man.

    Mustafa Akyol: The Shariah Was Made For Man -- And Not Man For The Shariah

  • Workplace Issues Breast-Feeding Bias The knowledge that a woman breast-feeds her children leads people to view her as less competent in the workplace and less good at math, a study shows.

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  • Azur is the blue-eyed son of a powerful medieval nobleman while Asmar is the dark-skinned son of the Azur’s nanny Jenane, who raises and breast-feeds both boys.

    Review: ‘Azur and Azmar’ | We Are Movie Geeks

  • Beneath a blue sky filled with giant billowing clouds, this young woman breast-feeds her infant on board her sampan.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Breast-feeding can inhibit ovulation, and thus can work as a natural form of child spacing, but the way in which a woman breast-feeds is the primary factor in determining when fertility returns.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Researchers say they've found that, for each year a woman breast-feeds, her risk of diabetes is reduced by 15 percent, a woman whose breast-feeding burns about 500 calories a day producing milk.

    CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2005

  • Breastfeeding delays the return of the period even longer, depending on how often and how long the woman breast-feeds (see Chapter 15).

    Chapter 6

  • If you offer someone something for free, in this case expensive formula, it's wise for them to take it even if their baby breast-feeds or drinks cow's milk.

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  • As she breast-feeds her newborn daughter, Fatima says she wouldn't have gone if it had not been for a community-health worker who told her hospitals are safe and free.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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