4.1. Legislation and policies regulating the marketing of breast milk substitutes
Summary: All health, social and allied workers, industry and institutions caring for mothers, infants and young children should fully comply with all the provisions of local legislation.
4.2. Encourage a breastfeeding policy in hospitals based on the principles of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)
Summary: All hospitals, maternity units and primary health care facilities should adopt and implement effective strategies for the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding as outlined in the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (a WHO/UNICEF initiative)
4.3. Train health care professionals in the promotion and management of breastfeeding
Summary: All health, social and allied workers caring for mothers, infants and young children should get the education, training and skill development required to implement this policy.
4.4. Develop strategies for the promotion and support of breastfeeding in the community