This is where you’ll find the latest news, research and media releases from Plunket as well as links to articles on parenting, child health and international research.
We are always on the look out for information and stories that may be helpful and of interest to our community.
If you have news that you think may be of interest to the Plunket community or stories you’d like to share from your own experience as a parent, please contact Nikki Prendergast, Media Manager.
New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well-being of children under five welcomes the release of figures showing the number of infant deaths at record lows.
Plunket’s latest figures on breastfeeding, released ahead of World Breastfeeding week, show New Zealand’s breastfeeding rates for 2011 and 2012 are the highest they’ve been in 19 years.
Following Plunket’s annual appeal week, Colgate-Palmolive and Plunket have this month given away their 150,000th infant’s toothbrush and toothpaste as part of their commitment to establish healthy oral hygiene habits in Kiwi children from an early age.