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Maternal Practice in Infant Nutrition and Care score

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Average Maternity Practice in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) score among hospitals and birthing facilities †
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This score is the average across seven categories of supports that hospitals and birth centers can provide for breastfeeding.These categories include: 1) labor and delivery, 2) breastfeeding assistance, 3) mother-newborn contact, 4) newborn feeding practices, 5) breastfeeding support after discharge, 6) nurse/birth attendant breastfeeding training and education, and 7) structural and organizational factors related to breastfeeding.The score can range from 0 to 100.State score represents average score across participating birth facilities in the state.

Data Source

CDC Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Survey (mPINC)

Notes

CDC Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Survey -
National includes 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Suggested Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity.Data, Trend and Maps [online]. [accessed Apr 18, 2021]. URL: https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/data-trends-maps/index.html.