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The Baby Manual

This course has many fantastic contributors to help guide you with up to date knowledge directly from the expert on newborn baby concerns, great baby advice and midwife support.

$249 / once off

The Pregnancy Manual

Introduction for new parents to guide you through what to expect, how to prepare and some important starting information useful for all parents, new or returning.

$49 / once off

Formula preparation and sterilisation demo

Ever wondered about sterilisation, what the number on the teat means or even what formula is best? These three videos will explain formula, bottles and sterilising. All explained by Midwife Donna to help build your parenting confidence.

$19 / once off

“This needs to come with instructions.”

Every new parent had had this thought at least once. Often while still in the birthing suite. You’ve brought this new person into the world, and they let you take it home with less information than you get with new coffee machine?!

We have some fantastic news for you.

Our comprehensive guides cover all you’ll need to know about caring for your newborn. From how much and when to feed, through to sleep and settling, to simply “how do I stop the crying?”, our expert advice will help you navigate through the fog of sleepless nights and relentless days. After all, your kitchen appliances come with a manual, so why can’t your baby?

Expert advice

By now you’ve probably heard all sort of well-meaning advice from all sorts of well-meaning people. And you’re wondering who to listen to. The Baby Manual gives you information from experts in each field. You won’t find magical cures, but you will find solid, practical guidance you can apply straight away.

Family support

Our advice goes beyond help for you as a new mum. We know that your partner plays a vital role in caring for your infant while supporting your needs. We give them specific information to help them help you.

Self-paced videos

Find out what to expect as your baby develops and learn why and how things change. Tune into our expert video advice each week or even each day at a time that suits you. Because we know life with a newborn can be unpredictable.

Wide range of courses

The Baby Manual gives you access to expert advice to guide you from pregnancy to birth and beyond. We know time with your baby is precious, so we’ve gathered all the specialists right here in one place. You’ll find everything you need, including short courses on formula feeding, sleep, play, introducing solids and baby first aid.

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What our users say


I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed The Baby Manual videos. It is so useful to have the week by week content when you are looking after a newborn as it means you see things at just the right time. I also loved how realistic you and your guests were about life with a...


What can I say about The Baby Manual!!! Quite simply, words will never do justice to the support and information given to myself and my husband as we embarked on the incredibly nervous and exciting journey into parenthood.  With about 8 weeks before my due date I woke up one morning in a state of...


Finding The Pregnancy Manual during our last trimester was an absolute lifesaver. The down to earth and simple advice and knowledge sharing meant that my wife and I went from naive to comfortable and confident about the birth of our first child and the weeks that followed.   Since the birth of our healthy and...


A great course for mum breastfeeding or wanting to mix feed. The formula information helped me understand what I was choosing.

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This easy to follow video helps explain normal baby behaviour and temperature including discussion of baby layers and what to do if the babies temperature stays high

Sleep & Settling

This easy to use video helps explain infant sleep and settling. This information is specific for newborns and helps new parents understand how infant sleep works with practical tips and explanations of things not worth worrying about.


This easy to follow video helps explain normal baby behaviour with crying and infant fuss behaviour. Steps of what to do to help settle your baby and stop them cry- or ways to stop you from crying with them.

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