The national comparator figures for this study were the Infant Feeding Practices  and Infant Feeding Survey  as the study infants were born between 1999 and 2006.
What does IFS stand for?
IFS stands for Infant Feeding Survey
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The figures are from the 2010 Infant Feeding Survey, a survey conducted every five years on behalf of the four UK Departments of Health to provide estimates of breastfeeding and other feeding practices adopted by mothers from the birth of their baby up to around ten months.
The Infant Feeding Survey shows the highest breastfeeding levels are among mothers from managerial and professional occupations; those who were 18 when they left full-time education; those over 30 and among first-time mothers.
The Infant Feeding Survey revealed that 76 per cent of women in 2005 started out breastfeeding - up seven per cent from 2000.
According to the latest Infant Feeding Survey (2000) only one per cent of women gave returning to work as the reason for giving up breastfeeding before they would have liked.
An infant feeding survey in 1995 showed mothers educated after 18 in non-manual social classes were more likely to breastfeed and for longer.
The call comes as results from the 2010 Infant Feeding Survey show Wales has the highest proportion of women who smoke before and during their pregnancy.
Introduction The 2005 Infant Feeding Survey (Boiling et al, 2007) showed that nationally 78% of babies were breastfed at birth.