April 2016

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

View the Current Did You Know?

April 29, 2016
  • Birth facilities that support breastfeeding can increase the likelihood that new mothers will start and continue breastfeeding, which can improve the child’s health.
  • Data from CDC’s Prevention Status Reports show that in many states, birth facilities are improving breastfeeding support; in 2015, 15 states rated “green” on their breastfeeding support practices, up from only 5 states in 2013.
  • You can see how your state rates on policies and practices to address nutrition and other important health concerns in the latest Prevention Status Reports.
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  • The CDC Learning Connection provides public health and healthcare professionals with thousands of training opportunities developed by CDC, CDC partners, and other federal agencies.
  • Many training opportunities offer free continuing education, including CME, CNE, and more.
  • You can get the latest public health training information delivered to your inbox by signing up for the CDC Learning Connection newsletter.


Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: April 29, 2016