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Diseases » Breast Feeding » Summary
 

What is Breast Feeding?

What is Breast Feeding?

  • Breast Feeding: Nursing an infant with breast milk.
  • Breast Feeding: The nursing of an infant at the mother's breast.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Breast Feeding: nourishing at the breast.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Breast Feeding: Introduction

Types of Breast Feeding:

Broader types of Breast Feeding:

How serious is Breast Feeding?

Complications of Breast Feeding: see complications of Breast Feeding

What causes Breast Feeding?

Causes of Breast Feeding: see causes of Breast Feeding
Risk factors for Breast Feeding: see risk factors for Breast Feeding

What are the symptoms of Breast Feeding?

Symptoms of Breast Feeding: see symptoms of Breast Feeding

Complications of Breast Feeding: see complications of Breast Feeding

Can anyone else get Breast Feeding?

More information: see contagiousness of Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Breast Feeding.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Breast Feeding.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Breast Feeding: Obstetrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Breast Feeding.
Treatments for Breast Feeding: see treatments for Breast Feeding
Research for Breast Feeding: see research for Breast Feeding

Society issues for Breast Feeding


Hospitalization statistics for Breast Feeding: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Breast Feeding:

  • 0.003% (383) of hospital consultant episodes were for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast were for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3% of hospital consultant episodes for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fetus or newborn affected by noxious influence transmitted via placenta or breast in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Breast Feeding:

Organs and body systems related to Breast Feeding include:

Name and Aliases of Breast Feeding

Main name of condition: Breast Feeding

Other names or spellings for Breast Feeding:

Lactation, Breast feeding conditions, Breastfeeding conditions

Nursing
Source - WordNet 2.1

Breast Feeding: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Breast Feeding:

 

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