Plunket baby

Related to Plunket baby: Plunket nurse

Plunket baby

(ˈplʌŋkət)
n
(Social Welfare) informal NZ a baby brought up in infancy under the dietary recommendations of the Plunket Society
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Weight was a key measure of infant health and phrases such as 'bonny baby' and 'Plunket baby' reflected a chubby, apparently healthy looking infant.
(35) Sullivan, Jim, I Was a Plunket Baby: 100 Years of the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society Inc.
The Governor-General presented his Plunket credentials to the conference: a Plunket baby, the father of three Plunket babies, the husband of a Plunket office holder in Auckland, and the son of a Karitane nurse and an Otago GP.