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Public Consultation on the draft Infant Feeding Guidelines for Health Workers

Closed on Monday, 5 December 2011, 05:00pm (AEDT). Submissions are no longer being accepted.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released the draft Infant Feeding Guidelines for Health Workers for public consultation.

You are invited under paragraph 13(d) of the National Health and Medical Research Act (1992) to make a submission to the NHMRC about the draft Guidelines. 

The Guidelines intend to provide guidance for health workers to support mothers with breastfeeding, formula feeding and the introduction of solids to promote optimal nutrition from birth to approximately one to two years of age.

The systematic literature review which underpinned the development of the evidence-based recommendations is available for consideration.

Consultation documents
Consultation date

Please note the Timezone is AEDT.

Closing date: 
Monday, 5 December 2011 - 5:00pm
Extension: 
Please note: If you require an extension to this public consultation you will need to contact the project officer using the contact details at the bottom of this page. However, in order for NHMRC to extend the date of a submission you will need to have created an account and made a submission.
Contact for further information

Further information and hard copies of the draft documents and forms can be obtained by contacting the Strategic Partneships Section.
E: dietaryguidelines@nhmrc.gov.au
F: (02) 6217 9035

Public submissions

Page reviewed: 17 February, 2016