In NH 48% of all deliveries occur at Baby-FriendlyTM designated facilities.
PASTEURIZED DONOR HUMAN MILK
"Breastfeeding and human milk are the normative standards for infant feeding and nutrition. Given the documented short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding, infant nutrition should be considered a public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice."
New Hampshire law RSA 132.10d, enacted in 1999 protects a woman's right to breastfeed in public. If a woman feels she has been discriminated against, she should file a complaint with the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights.
HEALTHY PEOPLE 2030 BREASTFEEDING INITIATIVES & KEY INDICATORS
Exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 months after birth is optimal for the health of a mother and her infant. The Task Force would like to recognize employers that support breastfeeding in their workplaces. Click To Find Out More
* Source: CDC National Immunization Survey (NIS) 2018-2019, among 2017 births. Breastfeeding rate indicators are the percentage of infants
breastfeeding at the specified time points, calculated among all infants. The rate for infants receiving formula before 2 days of age is calculated among
New Hampshire Results
BF at 6 mo
BF at 12 mo
Exclusive BF at 3 mo
Exclusive BF at 6 mo
Breastfed infants receiving formula before 2 days of age
Healthy People 2030 Objectives
Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 6 months of age.
Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed at 1 year.
** Baseline rates represent infants born in 2015, National Immunization Survey.