CDC National Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC)–2007

Table 5.1a: Discharge support offered to breastfeeding mothers
by facility type, size, NICU level, and region
  Telephone call Telephone #
given
Return visit
to center
Home visit Center support
group
Referral to
support group
Lactation consultant
referral
WIC referral Outpatient clinic
referral
List of resources Breastfeeding
assessment sheet
N
All 54.9 93.8 31.2 21.4 40.9 54.7 71.3 90.9 27.0 79.3 51.5 2690
Type of facility
Birth center 84.4 96.7 88.5 74.6 53.3 78.7 75.4 79.5 27.0 76.2 42.6 122
Government hospital 48.7 91.9 30.5 21.6 28.2 48.3 61.3 91.2 18.0 72.2 38.7 532
Non-profit hospital 57.6 95.1 28.7 20.1 45.1 54.8 75.5 92.3 29.4 82.9 56.9 1698
Private hospital 41.2 89.1 18.6 6.8 34.7 54.3 63.3 88.1 28.9 72.3 48.6 311
Military hospital 29.6 92.6 85.2 29.6 48.1 70.4 74.1 85.2 29.6 88.9 40.7 27
Size of facility
0-249 57.8 93.2 40.8 38.4 26.2 42.4 54.8 88.7 11.3 66.7 36.3 630
250-499 56.0 93.3 25.9 21.0 29.5 45.5 62.5 90.8 16.1 74.6 42.2 448
500-999 58.4 94.5 29.0 16.8 43.1 57.7 72.6 92.2 24.1 80.7 49.5 548
1000-1999 54.8 95.1 30.0 13.2 50.6 63.1 84.4 91.1 37.8 87.2 63.5 553
2000-4999 46.8 93.0 28.6 14.5 56.1 66.4 83.9 91.6 47.3 88.9 66.6 440
5000 or more 45.1 93.0 21.1 16.9 57.7 60.6 81.7 95.8 47.9 90.1 74.6 71
Teaching hospital
  Yes 49.5 95.1 38.5 18.1 50.0 69.2 84.6 94.0 36.8 87.9 67.0 182
No 53.8 93.6 27.7 19.0 39.6 52.3 70.0 91.3 26.2 78.8 50.8 2386
Birth center 84.4 96.7 88.5 74.6 53.3 78.7 75.4 79.5 27.0 76.2 42.6 122
Level of Neonatal Care
Unknown 13.8 27.6 10.3 6.9 10.3 20.7 20.7 24.1 6.9 27.6 20.7 29
Healthy newborn only 56.6 94.0 35.6 30.1 31.2 47.0 60.5 90.4 16.3 72.7 40.7 1109
Level 1 or 2 NICU 56.7 95.1 27.0 16.6 45.3 58.4 76.7 92.0 30.0 82.8 56.0 1075
Level 3 NICU 49.3 94.8 31.7 13.2 55.6 66.2 87.2 93.9 46.3 89.9 68.6 477
Census region
Pacific 48.0 93.2 39.8 23.2 54.5 66.4 73.2 90.4 43.8 83.1 48.0 354
Mountain 47.9 94.8 32.4 19.7 38.5 50.2 73.7 89.2 31.0 73.2 39.0 213
West North Central 58.3 95.4 32.0 39.0 30.9 40.9 58.0 90.2 18.7 71.0 45.8 369
East North Central 69.5 95.9 36.1 23.9 45.2 54.0 81.5 91.8 27.7 82.4 57.4 465
West South Central 42.8 89.4 27.0 7.4 24.1 47.9 56.6 88.7 23.2 73.6 44.4 311
East South Central 48.4 93.2 21.9 4.7 25.0 46.4 66.1 90.1 21.9 74.5 48.4 192
New England 64.8 97.7 35.9 37.5 71.1 64.8 82.0 95.3 39.1 89.1 64.1 128
Middle Atlantic 62.6 95.3 26.5 22.2 47.9 65.8 78.6 94.6 14.8 86.4 60.7 257
South Atlantic 48.9 91.5 25.7 15.2 41.1 59.1 74.3 90.3 26.2 82.3 56.9 401



Table 5.2a: Distribution of infant formula discharge packs
by facility type, size, NICU level, and region
  Are breastfeeding patients given 'discharge packs'
containing product marketing infant formula samples
N
Yes No
All 72.6 27.4 2659
Type of facility
Birth center 9.2 90.8 120
Government hospital 78.7 21.3 530
Non-profit hospital 73.6 26.4 1679
Private hospital 82.6 17.4 304
Military hospital 61.5 38.5 26
Size of facility
0-249 68.5 31.5 622
250-499 77.9 22.1 444
500-999 78.5 21.5 545
1000-1999 72.0 28.0 550
2000-4999 67.9 32.1 427
5000 or more 63.4 36.6 71
Teaching hospital
  Yes 62.5 37.5 176
No 76.6 23.4 2363
Birth center 9.2 90.8 120
Level of Neonatal Care      
Unknown 75.0 25.0 8
Healthy newborn only 70.7 29.3 1105
Level 1 or 2 NICU 76.8 23.2 1073
Level 3 NICU 67.7 32.3 473
Census region
Pacific 50.9 49.1 350
Mountain 76.9 23.1 212
West North Central 80.8 19.2 365
East North Central 79.1 20.9 460
West South Central 76.4 23.6 309
East South Central 82.7 17.3 191
New England 43.2 56.8 125
Middle Atlantic 73.7 26.3 251
South Atlantic 75.3 24.7 396