Racial and Ethnic Differences in Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration

March 26, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding to age 6 months and continued breastfeeding for at least the first year of life. The Healthy People 2010 targets for initiating breastfeeding, breastfeeding to age 6 months, and breastfeeding to age 12 month…