Breastfeeding on 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. 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.