breast-fed

That has been suckled at its mothers breast

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  • breast-fed — adjective (of an infant) fed milk from the mother s breast • Ant: ↑bottle fed • Similar to: ↑nursed, ↑suckled * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : fed from a mother s breast differences between breast fed and bottle fed babies …   Useful english dictionary

  • breast-feed — breast feeds, breast feeding, breast fed also breastfeed, breast feed VERB When a woman breast feeds her baby, she feeds it with milk from her breasts, rather than from a bottle. [V n] Not all women have the choice whether or not to breast feed… …   English dictionary

  • breast-feed — [brest′fēd΄] vt. breast fed [brest′fed΄] breast feeding to feed (a baby) milk from the breast; suckle; nurse …   English World dictionary

  • breast-feed — past tense and past participle breast fed v [I and T] if a woman breastfeeds, she feeds her baby with milk from her breast rather than from a bottle = ↑nurse →↑suckle, bottle feed ↑bottle feed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • breast-feed — /brest feed /, v., breast fed, breast feeding. v.t. 1. to nurse (a baby) at the breast; suckle. v.i. 2. (of a baby) to nurse. 3. to nurse a baby. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • breast-milk jaundice — prolonged jaundice lasting several weeks after birth in breast fed babies for which no other cause can be found. It improves with time and is not an indication to stop breast feeding …   Medical dictionary

  • breast-milk jaundice — prolonged jaundice lasting several weeks after birth in breast fed babies for which no other cause can be found. It improves with time and is not an indication to stop breast feeding …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Breast milk — refers to the milk produced by a mother to feed her baby. It provides the primary source of nutrition for newborns before they are able to eat and digest other foods; older infants and toddlers may continue to be breastfed. The baby nursing from… …   Wikipedia

  • breast-feed — brest .fēd vt to feed (a baby) from a mother s breast rather than from a bottle …   Medical dictionary

  • breast-feed — breast′ feed v. fed, feed•ing 1) nut to nurse (a baby) at the breast; suckle 2) (of a baby) to nurse 3) to nurse a baby • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

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