CDC National Breast Feeding Data

The goal of this page is to show how starting to breastfeed affects infant health. It includes a table with different statistics about breastfeeding for ages 6 months to 12 months. This information highlights the link between breastfeeding and infant survival.

Supporting Data Sources

‚ÄúBreastfeeding is associated with a 33% reduction in first-year post-perinatal infant mortality‚ÄĚ Source: Read more

‚ÄúInitiation of breastfeeding was associated with a significant reduction in total infant mortality‚ÄĚ Source: Read More

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