Breastfeeding Data

The following are available data for Missouri women and infants who participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Information is available on different nutritional indicators including breastfeeding initiation and duration rates.

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Missouri Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS)

Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS)

CDC Breastfeeding Report Card

State-by-state data to help health professionals, legislators, employers, business owners, community advocates and family members work together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. Click here to view the
2014 Breastfeeding Report Card.

Looking for more data? Go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Breastfeeding.

Maternity Care Practices Survey

Maternity Care Practices Survey
This report describes specific opportunities to improve mother-baby care at hospitals and birth centers in Missouri in order to successfully meet national quality care standards for perinatal care. This data is collected every other year, starting in 2007 by the centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Click here for more information on CDC National Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPinc).