The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is pleased to share new breastfeeding data just released today by the CDC. Kansas now ranks 9th in the nation of infants exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months. Our state exceeds the national average in all measures – for the first time! Also, Kansas now ranks in the TOP 15of states with high rates of both initiation of breastfeeding (12th) and breastfeeding at 12 months (15th). See our “State of Breastfeeding in Kansas 2021” report for more information about breastfeeding in Kansas.