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Breastfeeding Statistics

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Percent of infants who were ever breastfed78 %
Percent of infants who were still breastfed at 6 months of age43 %
Percent of infants who were breastfeeding at 1 year of age23 %
Percent of infants who were exclusively breastfed through 3 months of age33 %
Percent of infants who were exclusively breastfed through 6 months of age14 %
Percent of children ever breastfed by yearPercent
201578 %
200577 %
200067 %
199764 %
199360 %
Breasfeeding Rates by EthnicityPercent
Asian / Pacific Islander84 %
Hispanic / Latino81 %
White77 %
American Indian66 %
African American61 %
Breasfeeding Rates by CountryPercent
Norway98 %
Sweden97 %
Australia92 %
Canada90 %
United States78 %
United Kingdom76 %
Ireland57 %
Opinion Survey on Breastfeeding in PublicPercent
Its wrong3 %
Its unavoidable22 %
Its perfectly natural57 %
Its embarrassing18 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Health and Nutrition Examincation Survey, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 2, 2016

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