Breastfeeding is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.
Department of Health Data
Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Prevalence and Incidence
- Four different data sources and reports about the incidence and prevalence of breastfeeding in Pennsylvania.
- See Births dataset.
Pennsylvania Vital Statistics
- An annual report of births, deaths, abortion, pregnancy, and population statistics.
Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators for Pennsylvania and Major Municipalities
- Reports focused on maternal and child health issues including deaths among children, infant deaths, child poverty, and birth data.
- A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.
External Data Sources
La Lech League International (LLLI)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)