Official statistics announcement

Breastfeeding at 6 to 8 weeks after birth 2016 to 2017: quarterly data, experimental statistics

Number and proportion of infants who have been fully, partially or not at all breastfed at 6 to 8 weeks after birth, by local authority. Quarter 4 2016 to 2017 data; experimental statistics for the period 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017. Public Health England interim arrangements for data collection and reporting will cease following publication of these Quarter 4 2016 to 2017 data and the annual 2016 to 2017 statistics in October 2017. The source of future data will be the Children and Young People’s Health Services (CYPHS) Dataset, hosted by NHS Digital.