70 Percentage of U.S. women who breast-feed their infants at all starting from birth
33 Percentage of U.S. women who breast-feed at all at 6 months
18 Percentage of U.S. women who breast-feed at all at 1 year
100 Percentage of babies who should be breast-fed or nourished with expressed mother's milk exclusively for the first six months of life and at least partially for the rest of the first year, unless they have a condition that contraindicates this form of nutrition, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Source: "Breastfeeding and the Use of
Human Milk," February issue of the journal Pediatrics