The Facts on Moms & Breast-Feeding (Infographic)

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By age one, the percentage of babies being breast-fed drops to under one quarter.

 

Less than one-quarter of babies in the U.S. are still being breast-fed 12 months after birth, according to a 2011 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nutrition branch. In sharp contrast, a survey of 79 countries by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) found that more than half of the children were still breast-feeding at 2 years.

 

Source: http://www.livescience.com/20514-mothers-breastfeeding-babies-prevalence.html

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