Ever breastfed in Alaska
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The percentage of resident persons with a live birth who reported ever breastfeeding or pumping breast milk to feed their baby.
Did you ever breastfeed or pump breast milk to feed your new baby after delivery, even for a short period of time?
Data Source: Alaska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) for 2012-2020, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
*Data may be unreliable. Number of respondents was at least 30 but less than 60.
The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population.
Updated June 2022
Alaska Children's Trust
Alaska Children's Trust (ACT) has operated as Alaska’s KIDS COUNT partner since 2016. Alaska Children's Trust is the statewide lead organization focused on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. ACT fulfills three key roles: (1) advocate, (2) convener and (3) catalyst. KIDS COUNT Alaska is part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Network and is part of ACT's advocacy portfolio. The mission of KIDS COUNT is to ensure child advocates, policymakers, and the public have access to high-quality, unbiased data about child well-being.Learn More