Policy - Breastfeeding: A Guide to Action

End year:
Published by:
Ministry of Health
Published year:
November 2002
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The seven goals for the Action Plan are:-to establish a national intersectoral breastfeeding committee-to achieve Baby Friendly Hospitals throughout New Zealand-to gain active participation of Maori and Pacific whanau/family to improve breastfeeding promotion, advocacy and support-to establish nationally consistent breastfeeding reporting and statistics-to increase breastfeeding promotion, advocacy and co-ordination at both national and local levels-to ensure pregnant women can access anenatal education-to ensure high quality and ongoing post-partum care

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