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

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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
latest Breastfeeding Report Card.

Looking for more data? Go to 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 to successfully meet national quality care standards for perinatal care. This data is collected every other year, starting in 2007 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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