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The 1994 N.C. Birth Cohort Survey, conducted by the State Center for Health Statistics, studied the June, 1994, resident birth population at ages two to four months. Data included infant sleeping positions and domestic violence during pregnancy.
This study examined breastfeeding trends over time and identified demographic, maternal, infant, and environmental factors associated with initiation of breastfeeding and duration over eight weeks in North Carolina. The results provide a method for monitoring changes in breastfeeding and helps identify groups that could benefit from additional education, support or services.