Breast-feeding



to nurse (a baby) at the breast; suckle.
(of a baby) to nurse.
to nurse a baby.
Contemporary Examples

The Post-Pregnancy Weight-Loss Obsession Katie Gentile January 22, 2010
Birth as Performance Art? Jennifer Block October 16, 2011

Historical Examples

New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various
Abstracts of Papers Read at the First International Eugenics Congress Various
Abstracts of Papers Read at the First International Eugenics Congress Various
Abstracts of Papers Read at the First International Eugenics Congress Various
Abstracts of Papers Read at the First International Eugenics Congress Various
The Nervous Child Hector Charles Cameron

verb -feeds, -feeding, -fed
to feed (a baby) with milk from the breast; suckle

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