Breastfeeding and Maternal Infant Health Outcomes in Developed Countries Current evidence demonstrates breastfeeding associated with reduction in risk of: •! Acute otitis media i •! Non-specific gastroenteritis i •! Severe lower respiratory tract infections cªE]v •! Atopic dermatitis ùćČėCy i •! Asthma in young children c N!D •! Obesity h •! Type 1 and type 2 diabetes 5u •! Childhood leukemia 3 âw u •! Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) > kav •! Necrotizing enterocolitis 'aC i Ip S, et al: Breastfeeding and Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes in Developed Countries, April 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/tp/brfouttp.htm
Burden of Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the US •! Results: If 90% of US families could comply with medical recommendations to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months, the United States would save $13 billion per year and prevent an excess 911 deaths, nearly all of which would be in infants ($10.5 billion and 741 deaths at 80% compliance). 90%の赤ちゃんが６ヶ月間母乳のみで育つ •! Conclusions: Current US breastfeeding rates are と suboptimal and result in significant excess costs and 、130億ドル/年の医療費削減につながり、 preventable infant deaths. Investment in strategies to ９１１の死亡減少につながる promote longer breastfeeding duration and exclusivity may be cost-effective. Bartick M, Reinhold A. The Burden of Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the United States: A Pediatric Cost Analysis. Pediatrics. 2010;125:e1048.