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Births to mothers who initiated breastfeeding in Florida

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Births to mothers who had initiated breastfeeding at the time the birth certificate was completed. This does not measure whether or not the mother continued breastfeeding once at home. The percent is all births to mothers who initiated breastfeeding divided by the total number of live births. Data for Florida residents only.

Data Source

Florida CHARTS, Division of Public Health Statistics & Performance Management, Florida Department of Health.


An asterisk (*) represents data that are suppressed due to confidentiality.

Last Updated

March 2021