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Breastfeeding Friendly in the Workplace

by Jessica Nelson

In 2012, the CDC reported that 77% of mothers initiated breastfeeding in the hospital but by the time babies are three months old only 34% are exclusively breastfeeding. That percentage drops to 16% by the time the baby is six months old. Why are these percentages so low when 85% of pregnant mothers plan to exclusively breastfeed, meaning the infant only has breast milk for its first

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