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 61.7 89.6 34.4 18.7 40.4 48.4 68.8 85.7 26.8 74.9 46.7 2738
Type of facility
Birth center 83.8 94.4 81.7 76.1 48.6 61.3 69.7 62.0 24.6 65.5 41.5 143
Government hospital 53.6 87.5 38.7 18.8 29.5 40.8 57.1 85.4 19.5 66.1 35.2 525
Non-profit hospital 64.8 91.0 31.8 16.7 45.0 50.3 74.0 87.8 30.3 78.4 52.0 1707
Private hospital 51.6 83.0 19.4 4.7 29.6 44.9 60.1 86.2 21.1 74.2 41.1 345
Military hospital 27.8 94.4 66.7 22.2 50.0 55.6 77.8 77.8 33.3 94.4 27.8 18
Teaching hospital
Yes 59.0 94.3 39.0 15.2 51.4 61.9 79.5 91.0 41.4 89.5 52.4 210
No 60.6 88.8 31.1 15.6 38.9 46.5 67.8 86.7 25.7 74.2 46.5 2385
Size of facility
1-249 62.5 87.4 45.4 37.5 25.0 34.7 52.1 78.6 10.8 58.5 31.8 606
250-499 61.9 87.9 32.8 16.5 29.0 38.9 60.3 85.6 16.1 65.8 41.4 475
500-999 63.0 88.3 32.9 14.3 41.1 47.8 70.6 88.1 23.0 76.5 47.4 569
1000-1999 62.0 93.3 30.7 11.2 50.3 59.9 79.8 89.5 39.3 85.4 59.9 564
2000-4999 58.3 91.6 29.6 12.7 55.9 60.0 82.5 87.3 44.9 89.2 52.7 463
5000 or more 63.9 85.2 21.3 6.6 63.9 70.5 80.3 88.5 52.5 88.5 62.3 61
Level of Neonatal Care
Healthy newborn only 62.1 87.6 39.8 26.6 30.3 41.5 58.0 82.3 16.1 65.7 38.6 1067
Level 1 or 2 NICU 61.5 89.5 30.4 15.6 41.5 47.6 72.2 88.1 27.6 76.0 49.2 1066
Level 3 NICU 61.4 93.0 32.0 10.4 56.0 62.1 82.0 87.6 44.4 89.2 56.6 605
Census region
Pacific 57.2 86.7 39.3 21.7 48.5 55.8 72.6 86.7 45.3 78.0 45.0 370
Mountain 57.0 86.9 39.8 20.5 39.8 43.4 64.3 81.6 22.5 70.1 36.1 245
West North Central 61.3 94.2 39.5 34.0 29.8 33.7 58.0 84.0 21.0 68.0 45.9 364
East North Central 74.6 94.6 32.4 14.3 45.7 50.7 78.7 88.0 26.3 76.3 52.0 460
West South Central 58.1 88.1 29.9 6.1 25.0 42.2 55.8 84.6 21.2 70.6 37.8 346
East South Central 50.6 87.2 22.7 5.8 25.6 33.7 64.5 89.0 20.3 65.7 44.2 173
New England 64.2 93.3 46.3 37.3 70.9 67.2 84.3 89.6 44.8 82.8 64.9 134
Middle Atlantic 65.9 92.3 33.7 26.4 45.9 63.4 74.4 89.0 15.4 87.4 55.7 246
South Atlantic 58.9 83.1 29.5 11.6 42.6 51.6 71.0 82.6 27.0 77.1 46.9 400

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 54.5 45.5 2720
Type of facility
Birth center 4.9 95.1 142
Government hospital 60.7 39.3 522
Non-profit hospital 54.3 45.7 1695
Private hospital 67.6 32.4 343
Military hospital 38.9 61.1 18
Teaching hospital
Yes 37.3 62.7 209
No 59.0 41.0 2369
Size of facility
1-249 54.1 45.9 601
250-499 64.1 35.9 471
500-999 59.8 40.2 564
1000-1999 51.6 48.4 562
2000-4999 44.0 56.0 461
5000 or more 42.6 57.4 61
Level of Neonatal Care
Healthy newborn only 54.8 45.2 1055
Level 1 or 2 NICU 60.0 40.0 1063
Level 3 NICU 44.4 55.6 602
Census region
Pacific 27.6 72.4 369
Mountain 56.1 43.9 244
West North Central 66.3 33.7 362
East North Central 63.0 37.0 460
West South Central 59.2 40.8 341
East South Central 70.9 29.1 172
New England 19.5 80.5 133
Middle Atlantic 51.2 48.8 244
South Atlantic 60.5 39.5 395