Breastfeeding report card 2016

Sep 22nd 2016

Milk Nursingwear

Breastfeeding report card 2016

cdc-breastfeeding

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:

[table]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%[/table]

We at Milk Nursingwearhope 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.