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:
4,Maine & Vermont,42.2%
6,Colorado & Maryland,40.6%