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What CDC Is Doing

CDC’s Work to Support and Promote Breastfeeding

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We collect data to learn how best to improve breastfeeding rates in the United States by:

  • Tracking how long infants are breastfed.
  • Creating reports that show how well states and hospitals support breastfeeding mothers.

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We promote best practices in health care settings by:

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We support mothers at work and in their communities by: