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Births and breastfeeding profile 2016

Produced by the Public Health (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Health Intelligence Unit and published on 24 Jun 2016
Prepared internally, no external cost


​This is the first report produced by the Public Health Intelligence Unit which examines births and breastfeeding patterns locally.

The births and breastfeeding profile ​for Jersey, reports on a number of population level indicators including:

  • number of births locally

  • births to mothers aged 35 and over

  • proportion of caesarean sections performed each year

  • teenage mothers

  • breastfeeding at birth

  • breastfeeding at 6 to 8 weeks of age

  • hospital admissions for certain infectious diseases

  • infant mortality

Comparisons in this report are to Public Health England and the Department of Health. There is also comparison internationally to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

All data has been provided by the Health and Social Services Department. The report contains both previously published information and new analyses, with data to 2015.​

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