Monday, August 23, 2004

Study: Oregon a leader in breast-feeding rates; Only state with more than 25 percent, feds say

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Last Updated: Monday, August 23, 2004 1:12 PM
Reference Code: PR-17490
"August 23 - A new federal study shows Oregon is a leader in breastfeeding rates, according to public health officials in the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS). The survey, conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that Oregon was the only state to have more than 25 percent of mothers exclusively breastfeeding their infants at six months of age...."