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Date Updated:
Tue Jul 09 2019

587, Illinois Department of Public Health,

Percent of babies breastfed

About this measure

This measure shows the percentage of newborns discharged from the hospital with "any" breast feeding, including exclusive breast feeding or mixed breast and formula feeding.

Not all comparison data is available for this measure. You can view how other hospitals in the state perform at the Illinois Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Health Care web site:

For this measure, a higher number is better.