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Breastfeeding on the Island of Ireland

Creator:

Purdy J. McAvoy H. Cotter N. The Institute of Public Health in Ireland

Subject Keywords: Breastfeeding, Breast Milk, Baby, Income, Nationality
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: All-island
Description:

This report presents a summary of strategies and current data on breastfeeding across the island of Ireland. The report also presents an overview of evidence on the contribution of breastfeeding to population health and on effective measures to support and enable breastfeeding. Data are presented on starting to breastfeed and breastfeeding prevalence across the first year of life in both jurisdictions. In addition, data are presented on attitudes, perceptions and experiences relating to breastfeeding. 

Date:

06/10/2017

Rights: © IPH
Suggested citation:

Purdy J. McAvoy H. Cotter N. The Institute of Public Health in Ireland. (2017) Breastfeeding on the Island of Ireland [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1117312 [Accessed: 17th October 2017].

  

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Contributor:

Institute of Public Health
 
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