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Breastfeeding Rates in Iowa

According to the Iowa Newborn Metabolic Screening Profile Feeding Report, Iowa counties continue to see a steady increase in the number of infants who are breastfed at birth. The Iowa Breastfeeding Incidence for 2006-2013 document gives breastfeeding rates by county for each of the eight years indicated.

Breastfeeding Rates In Iowa Graph    

The CDC Breastfeeding Report Card provides national- and state-level data to help public health practitioners, health professionals, community members, child care providers, and family members work together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. The Report Card indicators measure types of support in key community settings as well as the most current data on the breastfeeding goals outlined in Healthy People 2020.

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