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A comparison to the 2014/15 report shows % of midwife led deliveries (ie: SVDs) 14.9% (increase from 14.0%). While this only looks like a 0.9% increase in market share 14.9/14=6.4% growth. Percentage is still highest on the island at 25.1%.
Deliveries with midwife-involved care 22.4% (increase from 21%). While this only looks like a 1.4% increase in market share 22.4/21=6.7% growth. Still highest on the island at 36.5%.
- exclusive breast milk is up 83.7% (up from 82.9%)
- breastfeeding initiation is up 65.4% (up from 62.8%)