National Strategic Plan of Action for Breastfeeding 2008-2012

Published online: 
02 April 2009

Summary

The National Strategic Plan of Action for Breastfeeding 2008-2012 sets out a strategic framework to support the establishment of a breastfeeding culture in New Zealand. It is the advice of the National Breastfeeding Committee to the Director-General of Health.

The Plan sets out desired objectives and outcomes for breastfeeding across four key settings and suggested activities for the short, medium and longer terms. The Plan is designed to be a reference document and a strategic framework for breastfeeding support at family/whānau, community, regional and national levels.

You can also download the Background Report: Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in New Zealand from the National Breastfeeding Advisory Committee (2008).

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 April 2009
    Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 April 2009
    ISBN:
    978-0-478-31852-4 (online), 978-0-478-31851-7 (print)
    HP number:
    4756
    Citation:
    National Breastfeeding Committee. National Strategic Plan of Action for Breastfeeding 2008-2012. NBC: Wellington, 2009
    Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download