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Descriptor English: Breast Feeding
Descriptor Spanish: Lactancia Materna
Descriptor lactancia materna
Entry term(s) alimentación por nodriza
alimentado al pecho
amamantado
compartir leche materna
Scope note: Nutrición del lactante amamantado.
Descriptor Portuguese: Aleitamento Materno
Descriptor French: Allaitement naturel
Entry term(s): Breast Fed
Breast Feeding, Exclusive
Breastfed
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding, Exclusive
Exclusive Breast Feeding
Exclusive Breastfeeding
Feeding, Breast
Milk Sharing
Sharing, Milk
Wet Nursing
Tree number(s): F01.145.407.199
G07.203.650.195
G07.203.650.220.500.500
G07.203.650.353.199
SP6.180.632.301.236
SP6.810.304.526.225
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001942
Scope note: The nursing of an infant at the breast.
Annotation: human only; /adv eff: refers to effect on infant or mother
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Related: Bottle Feeding MeSH
Milk, Human MeSH
DeCS ID: 1967
Unique ID: D001942
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/17
Breast Feeding - Preferred
Concept UI M0002907
Scope note The nursing of an infant at the breast.
Preferred term Breast Feeding
Entry term(s) Breast Fed
Breastfed
Breastfeeding
Feeding, Breast
Breast Feeding, Exclusive - Narrower
Concept UI M0002908
Preferred term Breast Feeding, Exclusive
Entry term(s) Breastfeeding, Exclusive
Exclusive Breast Feeding
Exclusive Breastfeeding
Wet Nursing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733979
Preferred term Wet Nursing
Milk Sharing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733980
Preferred term Milk Sharing
Entry term(s) Sharing, Milk



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