breastfeed
breast·feed or breast-feed (brĕstʹfēd') v. breast-·fed, (-fĕd') breast-·feed·ing, breast-·feeds v. tr.
To feed (a baby) mother's milk from the breast; suckle.
v. intr.
To breastfeed a baby.

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