Change Indicator

Breastfeeding initiation by maternal age in Vermont

Breastfeeding initiation by maternal age

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The percent of mothers who initiated breastfeeding, by maternal age.

Data Source

Vermont Department of Health, Vital Statistics, Annual Vital Statistics Reports.


Age groups reported by the Vermont Department of Health include <15 and 15-17.  These categories are combined here into "Under 18." 

Updated December 2022.

Last Updated

December 2022