Proof…Breastfeeding Saves Lives!

We wanted to share this remarkable study that proves what many of us have known for a long time. Unequivocal evidence that breastfeeding decreases infant mortality in the United States. We welcome you to review Breastfeeding and post-perinatal infant deaths in the United States, A national prospective cohort analysis.

Breastfeeding initiation is significantly associated with reduced odds of post-perinatal infant deaths in multiple racial and ethnic groups within the US population. These findings support efforts to improve breastfeeding in infant mortality reduction initiatives.

The Lancet Regional Health – Americas
Volume 5, January 2022, 100094