Making A Difference
Iodine is now added to more of the prenatal vitamins marketed to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Almost 1 million babies are born each year in hospitals that use global standards to help mothers who want to breastfeed. This has increased from 1.7% in 2007 to 22% in 2017.
As of 2016, 29 states encouraged enhanced nutrition standards for childcare in their state Child and Adult Care Food Program.
- Page last reviewed: April 30, 2018
- Page last updated: October 23, 2018
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