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Location: Illinois
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Topic: Breastfeeding one month postpartum by maternal age
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Breastfeeding one month postpartum by maternal age: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 42.9% of mothers under age 20 reported still breastfeeding four weeks (one month) after delivery, compared to 55.8% of women ages 20-24, 73.6% of women ages 25-34 and 72.4% of women ages 35 and older. 

Footnotes

  • Breastfeeding, one month: mother reported still breastfeeding four weeks after delivery.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved April 26, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.