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Article dated: 10 Dec 2018

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Breastfeeding rate in Scotland increases

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The number of babies being breastfed at 6 to 8 weeks in Scotland has increased from 36% in 2001/02 to 42% in 2017/18.

This comes after Scotland became the first country in the UK to receive 100% Baby Friendly accreditation in maternity and community services.

However, figures show breastfeeding rates in Scotland still fall far short of recommended levels.

Full story: BBC News

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