Breastfeeding at 6 months in Alaska

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Definitions: The percentage of parents of 3-year-olds born in Alaska who reported breastfeeding for at least six months.

Please select the statement that best describes how you fed your child.  
- I never fed any breast milk to my child.
- I fed breast milk to my child for less than 1 month.
- I fed breast milk to my child for 1 month or more.   > ________________

Number of months

Data Source: Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS) for 2009-2021, Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit.
More data on this topic can be found using the Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey Data Visualization Tool Version 1.5.2: Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; accessed on: 2022-12-27.

Footnotes: Breastfeeding indicators are calculated by year of child's birth rather than survey year.
The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population. 

Updated March 2023