Infant formula use among newborn babies in the United Kingdom 2010

This statistic displays the frequency of feeding babies with formula in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010. According to the results of the survey 43 percent of women supplemented feeding their baby with infant formula.

Frequency of feeding with formula in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010

Share of individuals
All or almost all feeds43%
One or two feeds a day16%
Only once or twice since baby was born 14%
About half of feeds13%
A few feeds since baby was born, not every week 6%
A few feeds a week, not every day6%
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Sources

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010

Number of respondents

39,059 respondents

Special properties

All stage one mothers who had used breastmilk and formula

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The Infant Feeding Survey is conducted in the United Kingdom every five years. As such, the latest survey was conducted in 2015, with results expected to be released in 2017.

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