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District of Columbia Breastfeeding Report Card

Indicator 2010 2011 2012
Initiation any 65.4% 74.8% 72.5%
6 months any 44.1% 48.6% 46.6%
12 months any 23.7% 32.4% 24.2%
3 months exclusive 29.1% 34.8% 33.0%
6 months exclusive 11.7% 17.1% 14.8%
Births at Baby Friendly facilities 0% 0% 11.4%
Formula before 2 days 33.9% 31.4% 28.8%

Data from the CDC Breastfeeding Report Card