Breastfeeding on the island of Ireland

This all-island report published by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) highlights breastfeeding rates across the island of Ireland. 

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. 

This report presents information in four sections: 

Section 1. Evidence on the impact of breastfeeding on population health 

Section 2. Evidence on how breastfeeding can be best supported and enabled 

Section 3. Breastfeeding strategies on the island of Ireland Section 4. Data on breastfeeding on the island of Ireland.

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