I am often asked if they can have a Maori Plunket nurse
Furthermore, once a mother and child were discharged home, a Plunket nurse
would take over the monitoring and instruction of the new mother, reinforcing the notion that women were incapable of caring for their babies without professional assistance (Apple, 1995; Kedgley, 1996).
Wellington Plunket nurse
Katrina Coleman said there were "incredible examples" of work going on in nursing, and the stories needed to be told.
The Plunket nurse
continued to write instructions to the mother on how best to raise her children with half a page per day for the nurse to write instructions--the same space as in the earliest books.
The support received by their midwife or Plunket nurse
not only encompassed practical advice about parenting, but also emotional support, which better equipped them to improve communication with their partner and reduce tensions in their couple relationship.
An experienced Plunket nurse
, Maria Browne, who has worked in deprived areas of Christchurch for 10 years, also spoke on behalf of the college about the effects of poverty and inadequate housing, overcrowding and poor nutrition on children's health.
from around 1914 when it was decided that only nurses who had a minimum of three years hospital training and were on a government register (registered nurses) would be accepted for Plunket nurse
Last year's winner, Katrina Coleman, a Plunket nurse
working with high-need families in Wellington, is a member of this year's selection panel.
She had previously worked 20 years as a Plunket nurse
She served as a Plunket nurse
in Leeston, where she lived, for 20 years.
Maria Browne has been working as a Plunket nurse
in the Linwood/Avonside area since before the earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011.
Five years ago, Hawkes Bay Plunket nurse
Nicky Skerman completed a masters thesis that asked teenage mothers what they wanted from the Well Child/Tamariki Ora Service.