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Breastfeeding in the U.S. Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Exam Survey, 1999-2006

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db05.htm

Reports the number of infants who were ever breastfed increased from 60% in 1993-94 to 77% in 2005-2006. Summarizes information on breastfeeding rates in the U.S. including demographic and socio-economic characteristics of breastfeeding mothers. From the National Center for Health Statistics.