The just-released study took place in the U.S. between 2000 and 2008. It noted that 45 percent (up from 35 percent) of mothers breastfed for six months. Those who breastfed for one year went from 16 percent to 23 percent.
The report also stated that in 2008, 59 percent of black women were breast-feeding their infant, compared to 75 percent for white women and 80 percent for women who are Hispanic. | HLNtv.com