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Breastfeeding Report Card 2010, United States: Process Indicators

StateAverage mPINC ScorePercent of live births occuring at facilities designated as Baby Friendly (BFHI)Percent of breastfed infants receiving formula before 2 days of ageNumber of IBCLCs* per 1,000 live birthsState legislation about breastfeeding in public placesState legislation mandating^ employer lactation supportNumber of state health department FTEs** dedicated to breastfeedingBreastfeeding coalition with public websiteState child care regulation supports lactation
U.S. National653.7825.42.40491696.794212
Alabama57029.21.68yesno2.00yesno
Alaska7421.7014.85.93yesno0.25yesno
Arizona64025.81.83yesno2.50yesno
Arkansas52018.11.57yesyes3.50yesno
California7310.8525.82.28yesyes7.60yesyes
Colorado716.6216.52.68yesyes0.80yesno
Connecticut7115.9418.44.48yesyes1.00yesno
Delaware67023.73.14yesno2.00yesyes
Dist of Columbia72033.90.99yesyes2.00yesyes
Florida651.5328.01.76yesno1.00yesno
Georgia59028.21.98yesno2.00yesno
Hawaii658.7226.32.57yesno1.00yesno
Idaho686.4617.62.39nono1.00yesno
Illinois631.3428.12.27yesyes2.00yesno
Indiana644.7020.42.94yesyes2.33yesyes
Iowa61011.52.19yesno0.50yesno
Kansas62010.92.51yesno2.00yesno
Kentucky575.5818.62.11yesno2.00nono
Louisiana60021.41.70yesno1.00nono
Maine7919.029.45.80yesyes1.00nono
Maryland68028.23.13yesno2.50yesno
Massachusetts793.1320.34.61yesno1.60yesno
Michigan65027.82.14yesno2.00yesyes
Minnesota6709.82.93yesyes2.00nono
Mississippi51037.91.20yesno2.00yesyes
Missouri640.8420.92.16yesno3.00yesno
Montana660.259.12.46yesyes0.50yesno
Nebraska6021.2317.32.37nono0.25yesno
Nevada56028.60.96yesno1.00yesno
New Hampshire8116.1711.96.21yesno0.50yesno
New Jersey62035.02.44yesno2.00yesno
New Mexico64018.92.55yesyes1.00yesno
New York672.4733.22.30yesyes5.25yesyes
North Carolina623.1830.53.14yesno2.00yesno
North Dakota6409.41.68yesno0.50yesno
Ohio693.3619.52.88yesno1.50yesyes
Oklahoma55021.82.10yesyes2.75nono
Oregon776.2615.24.68yesyes1.50yesno
Pennsylvania640.0819.22.29yesno2.00yesno
Rhode Island8113.1333.85.31yesno1.00yesno
South Carolina62022.81.72yesno1.00yesno
South Dakota58014.62.15yesno1.00nono
Tennessee600.2427.21.86yesyes1.00noyes
Texas623.2934.61.53yesno7.75yesno
Utah645.8927.51.47yesno2.75yesno
Vermont763.8213.610.57yesyes1.00noyes
Virginia630.5029.23.22yesno2.70yesyes
Washington758.7820.04.36yesno2.90yesno
West Virginia58021.12.60yesno1.00yesyes
Wisconsin7115.7311.93.00yesno2.50nono
Wyoming62013.51.87yesno0.86yesno

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Immunization Survey, Provisional Data, 2007 births. www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/NIS_data/index.htm

* IBCLC - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
^State requires employers to provide space and time for lactation.
**FTE - Full-Time
Equivalent.

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