Question ref. S2W-18574
Asked by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 19 August 2005
To ask the Scottish Executive how many mothers are still breastfeeding their babies at six weeks (a) nationally and (b) in Glasgow.
Current status: Answered by Lewis Macdonald on 13 September 2005
The following table shows the number and percentage of mothers recorded as still breastfeeding their babies based on the review at six to eight weeks after birth. This review is conducted by 10 NHS boards across Scotland representing over 80% of the population.
Number and Percentage Recorded as Breastfed at the Six to Eight Week Review - Year Of Birth 2004
10 NHS Boards
Source: ISD Scotland, May 2005.