CDC National Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC)–2009

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 58.0 90.3 32.3 20.5 37.9 45.7 66.7 86.1 24.8 71.2 48.0 2664
Type of facility
Birth center 78.8 95.8 80.5 74.6 44.9 71.2 67.8 67.8 21.2 64.4 40.7 118
Government hospital 49.0 87.2 32.6 21.2 24.6 36.3 56.3 86.5 18.7 60.3 37.0 524
Non-profit hospital 62.7 92.0 30.0 19.4 42.4 47.3 71.3 87.8 27.6 75.5 52.7 1671
Private hospital 42.9 85.1 22.8 5.8 33.7 41.3 58.4 83.3 20.4 68.4 44.1 329
Military hospital 28.6 81.0 85.7 14.3 28.6 71.4 81.0 90.5 33.3 81.0 52.4 21
Teaching hospital
Yes 48.0 95.5 39.0 20.3 53.7 67.2 79.7 93.2 37.3 92.1 59.9 177
No 57.7 89.7 29.4 17.8 36.3 42.8 65.7 86.5 24.0 69.9 47.5 2368
Size of facility
0-249 58.5 88.7 38.9 37.4 20.5 34.9 49.9 80.9 10.2 52.8 33.8 591
250-499 59.6 89.0 28.9 19.5 27.0 35.5 57.2 85.3 13.8 65.8 39.9 456
500-999 59.4 90.4 29.4 14.3 37.5 43.7 67.7 87.0 21.1 69.0 49.5 554
1000-1999 60.0 92.2 33.0 14.6 49.8 53.2 78.2 87.7 34.1 81.3 58.9 528
2000-4999 51.9 91.1 30.1 13.9 54.1 60.0 80.5 89.6 45.5 87.7 57.8 462
5000 or more 54.0 92.1 23.8 12.7 58.7 65.1 84.1 93.7 44.4 95.2 61.9 63
Unknown 80.0 90.0 70.0 70.0 70.0 80.0 80.0 90.0 20.0 80.0 70.0 10
Level of Neonatal Care
Healthy newborn only 59.5 88.3 34.5 28.7 26.2 38.5 55.5 83.5 13.9 59.9 38.4 1086
Level 1 or 2 NICU 57.8 90.2 28.5 15.4 42.1 46.3 70.4 86.5 26.2 73.9 50.8 1022
Level 3 NICU 55.6 94.4 34.9 13.7 52.9 58.6 81.8 90.5 43.3 88.1 61.9 556
Census region
Pacific 53.5 84.4 35.4 22.7 46.2 55.8 69.4 86.7 40.8 74.5 45.6 353
Mountain 60.5 88.3 29.6 18.8 37.2 35.0 68.6 82.1 26.5 67.3 40.8 223
West North Central 57.7 91.7 39.0 39.2 27.6 32.3 54.7 81.8 18.0 58.0 43.9 362
East North Central 72.3 94.7 31.9 16.4 40.8 44.3 74.5 87.4 26.2 76.3 54.8 451
West South Central 49.2 89.5 30.8 8.9 23.1 43.4 55.7 86.2 18.5 68.9 43.4 325
East South Central 49.1 89.7 25.1 4.0 25.7 35.4 58.9 89.1 18.3 60.0 41.7 175
New England 61.2 96.3 42.5 44.8 72.4 62.7 85.8 89.6 40.3 83.6 61.2 134
Middle Atlantic 62.4 96.3 31.8 23.1 45.9 59.9 71.9 90.5 18.2 81.4 57.4 242
South Atlantic 52.1 85.7 26.6 13.8 37.8 48.4 68.2 85.2 21.1 72.9 46.9 399

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
Yes No N
All 65.8 34.2 2643
Type of facility
Birth center 8.5 91.5 117
Government hospital 72.0 28.0 521
Non-profit hospital 66.5 33.5 1657
Private hospital 73.9 26.1 326
Military hospital 52.4 47.6 21
Teaching hospital
Yes 56.8 43.2 176
No 69.3 30.7 2349
Size of facility
0-249 64.6 35.4 588
250-499 70.7 29.3 450
500-999 69.5 30.5 550
1000-1999 67.7 32.3 526
2000-4999 58.1 41.9 456
5000 or more 57.1 42.9 63
Unknown 20.0 80.0 10
Level of Neonatal Care
Healthy newborn only 64.5 35.5 1077
Level 1 or 2 NICU 70.1 29.9 1015
Level 3 NICU 60.3 39.7 551
Census region
Pacific 37.8 62.2 349
Mountain 74.4 25.6 223
West North Central 77.3 22.7 361
East North Central 71.0 29.0 448
West South Central 68.9 31.1 322
East South Central 77.2 22.8 171
New England 30.8 69.2 133
Middle Atlantic 72.8 27.2 239
South Atlantic 69.3 30.7 397