Figure 12.2.8: Infants exclusively fed a breast milk substitute (formula or other) at the hospital or midwifery practice group
Percent of live births, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2013 to 2017
The percent of infants in Middlesex-London fed exclusively a breast milk substitute (formula or other) at the hospital or MPG was 8.5% in 2017, down from 12.2% in 2013 (Fig. 12.2.8). The percent also decreased over time for Ontario and the Peer Group from 2013 to 2017. In 2016, 9.3% of infants in Middlesex-London were exclusively fed a breast milk substitute, which was significantly higher compared to Ontario (7.8%).