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Table 2 Breastfeeding outcomes and supports.

From: A statewide review of postnatal care in private hospitals in Victoria, Australia

Factor Private hospitals (n = 14) Public hospitals* (n = 66)
  n % n %
Accredited as 'baby friendly' (BFHI])** 2 14 19 28
Hospital has breastfeeding policy 13 93 59 89
Optional individual LC*** consultation in hospital 9 64 33 50
Breastfeeding/day stay clinic 10 71 35 53
  Median % range Median % range
Proportion women breastfeeding on discharge (private n = 10, public n = 49) 93 (82-98) 90 (51-100)
  1. * Data from original PinC review provided here for comparison
  2. ** Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
  3. *** LC - Lactation consultant