Skip to main content

Oregon State Flag An official website of the State of Oregon » Homepage

Breastfeeding Rates and Data

Oregon data and statistics

  • Oregon’s mPINC State Report 
    Summarizes strengths in breastfeeding support and areas in need of improvement for Oregon to better protect, promote and support breastfeeding mothers and infants.
  • Oregon PRAMS Survey
    Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) collects data on maternal attitudes and experiences prior to, during, and immediately after pregnancy.
  • Oregon WIC Fact Sheets
    Initiation and 6 month exclusive breastfeeding rates in the Oregon WIC population.
  • Oregon Birth Certificate Data
    See “Medical or Health Characteristics of Birth.”

Oregon WIC Breastfeeding Rates

National data and statistics

  • CDC mPINC Survey
    Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) is a national survey of maternity care practices and policies, administered to all hospitals and birth centers by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Data indicate that hospitals have opportunities to implement practices in labor, delivery, postpartum care and hospital discharge planning that support mothers who want to breastfeed.
  • CDC Breastfeeding Report Card
    National and state data.
    Summarizes strengths in breastfeeding support and the areas in need of improvement. 
  • National Immunization Survey
    Initiation, 6 and 12 month breastfeeding rates in the U.S. population.