Objective 1.1(a): The Ministry of Health provides the leadership for breastfeeding strategy and policy.
Objective 1.2(a): The Ministry of Health continues to strengthen the accuracy and completeness of the existing dataset on breastfeeding.
Objective 1.3(a): Identification of New Zealand-specific breastfeeding research needs.
Objective 1.4(b) The Ministry of Health supports a programme of research into marketing of infant formula in New Zealand.
Objective 2.1(b): The Ministry of Health works with District Health Boards (DHBs) to assessand plan for improving access to ante-natal education.
Objective 2.2(b): Communities work with DHBs and other providers to establish new or supportexisting peer support programmes for breastfeeding.
Objective 2.3(a): the second phase of the national breastfeeding social marketing campaignpromotes positive attitudes to breastfeeding in the community and public places.
Objective 3.1(a): All DHBs achieve and maintain Baby Friendly Hospital accreditation.
Objective 3.2(b): DHBs are aware of and act on the breastfeeding support needs of their Māori,Pacific and other ethnic communities.
Workplace childcare and early childhood education
Objective 4.1(a): The Ministry of Health continues to link with other agencies (for examplethe Families Commission, Department of Labour) to support the development of a policyframework for options for extending current paid parental leave entitlements.