breast-fed


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

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Number and percent of infants breast-fed by year of birth and PBB exposure status of mother in the Michigan Female Health Study.
Even so, if mothers in developed countries breast-fed each of their babies 6 months longer than is typical today, the risk of breast cancer could drop by about 5 percent, she says.
They found that people who had been breast-fed for four months or more had greater stiffness in their arteries than those who had been bottle fed or breast-fed for only the first few months of their lives.
Meek cited a study that showed no increase in risk of HIV infection in infants who are exclusively breast-fed for the first 6 months of life; the mother's antibodies pass to the infant.
The breast-fed babies seemed to experience significantly less pain.
BREAST-FED babies are less likely to grow up to be obese than those who are bottle-fed, it was claimed today.
On the other hand, women who breast-fed their babies lost more weight on average during the 9 months after giving birth than the mothers who bottle-fed their babies did.
It also enhances the bonding between mother and child, and studies have shown that children who have been breast-fed tend to have better oral and eye development, as well as higher IQs.
Maternity groups said the plan would end an "unfair" situation in which women on low incomes were given vouchers for powdered milk but received nothing if they breast-fed.
SOPHIE PRITCHARD breast-fed her four children - Ella, eight, Gabriel, six and two-year-old twins Amelie and Zac - until they were each two.
Breast-fed infants living in close contact with smallpox vaccinees are at risk for contact vaccinia, even if the vaccinee is not the breast-feeding mother, according to a case report.
Full-term infants who were exclusively breast-fed for more than 12 weeks had a higher average total IQ score at 5 years of age than did those who were breast-fed 12 weeks or less.
The portion of the questionnaire addressing breast-feeding asked whether women breast-fed for each of their pregnancies, whether they supplemented breast milk with formula and why, how many months until they stopped breast-feeding completely, and what factors led them to stop breast-feeding completely.