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A breast pump is a mechanical device that lactating women use to extract milk from their breasts. [1]

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American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an American professional association of pediatricians, headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

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The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates.

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Breast engorgement

Breast engorgement occurs in the mammary glands due to expansion and pressure exerted by the synthesis and storage of breast milk.

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Breast milk

Breast milk is the milk produced by the breasts (or mammary glands) of a human female to feed a child.

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Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.

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Diaphragm pump

A diaphragm pump (also known as a Membrane pump) is a positive displacement pump that uses a combination of the reciprocating action of a rubber, thermoplastic or teflon diaphragm and suitable valves on either side of the diaphragm (check valve, butterfly valves, flap valves, or any other form of shut-off valves) to pump a fluid.

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Edward Lasker

Edward Lasker (December 3, 1885 – March 25, 1981) was a German-American chess and Go player.

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Electrical grid

An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Human milk bank

A human milk bank or breast milk bank is a service which collects, screens, processes, and dispenses by prescription human milk donated by nursing mothers who are not biologically related to the recipient infant.

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Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore (born August 27, 1966) is an American historian.

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Joseph DeLee

Joseph Bolivar DeLee (October 28, 1869 – April 2, 1942)"Joseph Bolivar DeLee." Dictionary of American Biography.

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Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the mammary glands and the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young.

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Lactation room

Lactation room (or Lactorium) is an American English term for a private space where a nursing mother can use a breast pump.

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Lactation suppression

Lactation suppression refers to the act of suppressing lactation by medication or other non pharmaceutical means.

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Milking is the act of removing milk from the mammary glands of cattle, water buffalo, goats, sheep and more rarely camels, horses and donkeys.

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Nasogastric intubation

Nasogastric intubation is a medical process involving the insertion of a plastic tube (nasogastric tube or NG tube) through the nose, past the throat, and down into the stomach.

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Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

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Parental leave

Parental leave or family leave is an employee benefit available in almost all countries.

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Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Piston pump

A piston pump is a type of positive displacement pump where the high-pressure seal reciprocates with the piston.

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Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.

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Preterm birth

Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks gestational age.

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A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.

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Rotary vane pump

A rotary vane pump is a positive-displacement pump that consists of vanes mounted to a rotor that rotates inside of a cavity.

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Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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Wet nurse

A wet nurse is a woman who breast feeds and cares for another's child.

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