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Breastfeeding Initiative

Breastfeeding Data and Reports

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The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division is committed to improving overall maternal and child health. MCAH compiles data to monitor progress towards achieving Healthy People 2020 objectives for breastfeeding initiation, duration and exclusivity, and hospital and worksite support for breastfeeding mothers and infants. 

Now Available: 2017 In-Hospital Breastfeeding Initiation Data

California in-hospital infant feeding practices and more.

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U.S. Breastfeeding Report

State-to-state comparisons on five “outcome” indicators consistent with the Healthy People objectives.

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