Breastfeeding quarterly statistical releases

Breastfeeding initiation
Since 2003/04, each primary care trust has been required to submit quarterly data on the number and percentage of mothers initiating breastfeeding. These data are submitted to the Department through the web-based data collection system called Unify2.

6-8 week breastfeeding
Since 2008/09, each primary care trust has been required to submit quarterly data on the prevalence of breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks. These data are submitted to the Department through the web-based data collection system called Unify2.

Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 3, 2012-13

The statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 3, 2012/13 was released today by the department. Key Facts Breastfeeding The breastfeeding initiation rate was 73.6% in 2012/13 Quarter 3, which is just less than the annual percentage for 2011/12 (74.1%) and 2010/11 … Read more → – Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 3, 2012-13

Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 2, 2012-13

The statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 2, 2012/13 was released today by the Department. Key Facts Breastfeeding The breastfeeding initiation rate was 73.9% in 2012/13 Quarter 2, which is the just less than the annual percentage for 2011/12 (74.1%) and … Read more → – Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 2, 2012-13

Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 1, 2012-13

The statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 4, 2011/12 was released today by the Department. Key Facts The breastfeeding initiation rate was 74.0% in 2012/13 Quarter 1, which is the same as the annual percentage for 2011/12 and slightly higher than … Read more → – Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 1, 2012-13

Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 4, 2011-12

The statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 4, 2011/12 was released today by the Department. Key Facts The breastfeeding initiation rate was 74.0% in 2011/12, a slight improvement on 2010/11 (73.7% ), 2009/10 (72.8%) and 2008/09 (71.7%). The prevalence of breastfeeding … Read more → – Indicators on breastfeeding: Quarter 4, 2011-12

Statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 3, 2011/12

The statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 3, 2011/12 was released today by the Department. The main findings were the breastfeeding initiation rate was 74.1% in 2011/12 Quarter 3, a slight improvement on 2010/11 outturn (73.7% ), 2009/10 outturn (72.7%) and … Read more → – Statistical release on breastfeeding Quarter 3, 2011/12