Fresno County: 2015 data reports that Central California has been successful in the support for breastfeeding. It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for your baby as it offers all the nutrients your child needs and specific factors needed to build a strong immune system. California already offers the most Baby-Friendly Hospitals in the nation and by instituting Baby-Friendly policies, in-hospital exclusive breastfeeding has increased since 2010 from 56.6% to 68.6%.
Fresno County in-hospital breastfeeding rates average at 90% with an exclusive breastfeeding average of 63%! See the report here or learn more by visiting our breastfeeding resources page today at https://fresnoeoc.org/wic/breastfeeding.