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Nurses' support of mother's efforts to breastfeed (if applicable)

We survey mothers who have had babies in the hospital to find out how they felt about their care and the care of their babies. This measure evaluates how good the nurse support of mothers’ breastfeeding efforts was. The possible answers are: very good, good, fair, poor and very poor.

About this measure

This measure tracks how well nurses are doing in their efforts to support new mothers in breastfeeding attempts. We have posted the percentage of mothers who felt the nurse encouragement was either very good or good.

Note: In this measure, a higher number is better.

Most Recent Available Data (Percent)
  2014 Q1
Northwestern Memorial 95
National Database Participant Comparison 92
Performance Trend (Percent)
  2012 Q2 2012 Q3 2012 Q4 2013 Q1 2013 Q2 2013 Q3 2013 Q4 2014 Q1
Northwestern Memorial 93 91 92 100 95 95 97 95
National Database Participant Comparison 93 91 90 91 91 93 93 92
Source:Press Ganey Associates www.pressganey.com
Nurses' support of mother's efforts to breastfeed (if applicable)
Last UpdateFebruary 24, 2014

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