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We are New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child. Whānau āwhina - caring for families.
We provide support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. We work together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child
Last night we had our first Facebook chat of the year,
answering your questions about moving on from nappies. Following on from this we thought it would be good to share
with you our top toilet training tips!
*1. Watch for signs that your child is ready and let them
lead the pace.
You can read the latest blog post by Plunket Chief Executive
on The Spinoff Parents - after a week of speculation about
one couple's potential parenting choices, we suggest a
harder question: if it takes a village, what kind of a
village do we want to be, for all new parents raising young
children in today’s New Zealand?
Read the article here:
https://thespinoff. co. nz/parenting/26-01-2018/new-zealand-is-a-village-lets-make-it-the-kind-that-helps-raise-the-child/[https://thespinoff.
Plunket is consulting with staff on a proposal for change
relating to our administrative, leadership, community
services functions and structure in our central region. The
consultation is only a proposal at this stage – a proposal
is by no means a decision and there is still some way to go
before decisions are made. We’d like to reassure families
that they can continue to use our services as they would
Plunket people, like many across the country, were genuinely
thrilled by the announcement from the Prime Minister and her
partner Clarke Gayford on Friday last week. Yet the news
that they are hapū also stirred up some less helpful
opinions about parenting and prescribed gender roles. Much of the more negative commentary centred on the concern
that mothers may not be capable of working and parenting a