Quarterly experimental statistics on breastfeeding prevalence at 6 to 8 weeks after birth for 2018 to 2019. Information is presented at local authority of residence, PHE Centre and England level.
The latest publication relates to quarter 1 of 2018 to 2019 (October 2018 release).
Public Health England (PHE) collects the data through an interim reporting system set up to collect health visiting activity data at a local authority resident level. Data is submitted by local authorities on a voluntary basis.
Annual experimental statistics for 2017 to 2018 are also available.