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Breastfeeding report card 2016

September 22, 2016

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Organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control, and the World Health Organization all tout the many benefits of breastfeeding. Across the United States, breastfeeding acceptance and participation varies greatly.

Interested in seeing where your state ranks? Check out these 2016 Breastfeeding Report Card statistics released by the CDC.

Percentage of Moms still breastfeeding at 12 months – Top 10 states:

RANK STATE PERCENT
1 Oregon 44.9%
2 Hawaii 42.9%
3 Utah 42.6%
4 Maine & Vermont 42.2%
5 Minnesota 41.0%
6 Colorado & Maryland 40.6%
7 Idaho 39.6%
8 Washington 39.4%
9 Massachusetts 38.7%
10 Alaska 38.4%

We at Milk Nursingwear hope our stylish nursing tops and nursing dresses enable you to breastfeed your children more easily and help you enjoy being out in the world with your nurslings.

 

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