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.
2019 in-hospital breastfeeding initiation data available now.
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State-to-state comparisons on five “outcome” indicators consistent with the Healthy People objectives.