Percentage of Infants Exclusively Breastfed for the First Six Months of Life

This map shows percentage of Infants that are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasize the value of breastfeeding for mothers as well as children. Both recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and then supplemented breastfeeding for at least one year and up to two years or more.

Percentage of Infants Exclusively Breastfed for the First Six Months of Life.

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