United States Data

Breastfeeding Report Card

The CDC Breastfeeding Report Card provides state-by-state data so that health professionals, legislators, employers, business owners, community advocates and family members can work together to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. The Report Card indicators measure types of support in key community settings as well as the most current data on the breastfeeding goals outlined in Healthy People 2020.

Click the link If you would like to view the Breastfeeding Report Card.

Maternity Care Practices Survey

 Maternity Care Practices Survey – This data is collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They conducted a survey of all labor and delivery service facilities in the United States in an effort to monitor maternity care practices associated with successful breastfeeding promotion and support. This data is collected every other year, starting in 2007.

Looking for more data? Go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Breastfeeding

Both babies and mothers gain many benefits from breastfeeding