2012-08-23 / General Stories
Rates of Breastfeeding High in Texas
In Texas, 80.3 percent of mothers started breastfeeding, according to the 2012 Breastfeeding Report Card, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Texas’s number is above the national average of 76.9 percent. The report also found that in Texas 50.7 percent of mothers are still breastfeeding at 6 months and 25.6 are still breastfeeding at 12 months.
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