2020 State and Territory Breastfeeding Reports Now Available!

The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee team has launched the completed series of 2020 State and Territory Breastfeeding Reports outlining critical data and federally funded activities in each state/territory. Download the report to see how lactation outcomes in your state compare to national rates and how federal investments in infant feeding are making a difference where you live.

Each report features data on breastfeeding rates, disparities, maternity care practices, and WIC performance measures and highlights state and community-based projects made possible through federal funding in 2020: 

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention programs:
    • Hospitals Promoting Breastfeeding program
    • Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program
    • State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) program and breastfeeding innovation grants for SPAN recipients
    • Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country
    • State Perinatal Quality Collaboratives
    • Community assessment of the lactation landscape
  • Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture program
    • WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence
  • Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration programs:
    • Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant
    • Children's Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CHW-CoIIN)
    • Healthy Start
    • Maternal Telehealth Access Project (MTAP) Community Grant Program

This unique and powerful resource aims to connect the dots between federal funding and lactation outcomes, lift up the power of breastfeeding coalitions and community partners, and provide a comprehensive view of federal investments in infant feeding that are taking place across the nation.

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