Maternity and Breastfeeding

Background

This collection reports on the number and proportion of women seen and assessed by a healthcare professional within 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity, the number and proportion of mothers’ who have initiated or not initiated breastfeeding and the number and proportion of infants who have been fully, partially or not at all breastfed at 6-8 weeks

Guidance

Breastfeeding and 12 Week Risk Assessment Collection Guidance (DOC, 276KB) (amended on 20/08/2014)

Pre-release Access List

Pre-release Access List (DOC, 20.0KB)

Statistical Commentary

Statistical Commentary Q4 2014/15 (DOC, 76.0KB)

Data

During Q1 2014/15 maternity providers who had not submitted during 2013/14 were given a final opportunity to do so as a result we have received additional maternity data for 2013/14 and the year-end publication for breastfeeding has been revised accordingly.

Breastfeeding 2013/14 Revised Data V4 (XLS, 1.00MB)  (amended on 08/01/2015, 12/01/2015 & 23/03/2015)
Breastfeeding 2013/14 Revised Data V4 (PDF, 628KB) (amended on 08/01/2015, 12/01/2015 & 23/03/2015)
08/01/2015: Amendments made to T1_Init_National, T2_Prev_National and T3_DropOff_National due to inclusion of 2013 ONS birth data.  No change to data submitted.
12/01/2015: Amendments made to T14_Prev68CCG_OT columns H, J, L and N which had incorrect cell references and amendments made to T4_TrustBFI_201314 through to T15_Prev68LAD_OT percentages included / excluded according to whether data passed validation.  No change to data submitted.
23/03/2015: Amendment made to T3_DropOff_National percentages excluded according to whether data passed validation.  No change to data submitted.
Breastfeeding 2013/14 Revised Data GP V2 (XLS, 1.73MB)  (amended on 09/10/2014)
Duplicate GP Practices merged.  No change to data submitted.

Breastfeeding 2014/15 Q4_v2 (XLS, 1.13MB) (amended on 10/07/2015)
Breastfeeding 2014/15 Q4_v2 (PDF, 0.98MB) (amended on 10/07/2015)
10/07/2015: no change to data submitted.  Percentages removed on worksheet T14_Prev68LAD_OT for 00CG Sheffield MD.

12 Week Risk Assessment 2014/15 Q4 (XLS, 832KB)
12 Week Risk Assessment 2014/15 Q4 (PDF, 2.69MB)

Breastfeeding & 12 Week Risk Assessment 2014/15 GP (XLS, 3.40MB)

Contact Us

For further information about the published statistics, please contact us at:

Analytical Service
NHS England
Quarry House
Leeds LS2 7UE
Great Britain
Email: england.dataflows@nhs.net