- In 2017-18, most (93%) children aged 0-3 years had received breast milk
- 29% of children aged 6 months to 3 years were exclusively breastfed to 6 months
- There has been no change in the rate of children aged 6-24 months exclusively breastfed to 6 months since 2014-15 .
- Almost half (48%) of children aged 6 months to 3 years were introduced to solids at 6 months or later
Exclusive breastfeeding refers to children receiving only breast milk (including expressed milk) and no other fluids, food or water (with the exception of vitamins, minerals and medicines where necessary).