The activity of feeding a baby or young child milk from the breast of a lactating woman.(noun)
Present participle of breastfeed.(verb)
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Use "breastfeeding" in a sentence
"[The rise in breastfeeding is therefore coinciding with a rise in rickets.]"
"If you nurse your baby, remember that breastfeeding is a highly effective method of birth control for the first six months, which might give you a bit more time to research other options."
"When breastfeeding is no longer considered sexual or obscene, when woman are allowed to birth wherever and with whomever they choose, when children are no longer beaten to death in the name of discipline, then we can call ourselves a developed nation."