Enrollments for this course are open.
As babies are not born with a set of instructions, we've made a set for you! Help your family navigate your way through early parenting days with The Birthing Room's comprehensive guide to parenting a newborn. This course will help you learn more about:
- Infant feeding, sleeping, health, and settling
- Parent-baby bonding
- Post-birth recovery
- The father role
- And more!
Trying to leave the house with a newborn baby can be very difficult. Our short informative lecture sessions means you don't even have to get dressed to access great information! Work through each session as it becomes relevant for you, any time day or night.
In additional to an amazing, evidence-based postnatal course, you'll also receive:
- Access to regular live Q & A sessions covering a range of antenatal and postnatal topics
- An invitation to be part of The Birthing Room Tribe in our private Facebook support group
Cost of course:
- Payment plan: 2 payments of $49/month
- Or one off payment: $98
Rosemary and Daniel Joyce
As Rosemary and Daniel become parents to four extraordinary children and Rosemary was working as a registered nurse, a doula and a childbirth educator, they came to realise that although most families expect to have a positive birth experience, a positive birth experience was only experienced by the lucky few. Rosemary and Daniel developed a passion for making evidence-based information available to all expectant families in an easy to understand format. Through their work with The Birthing Room, hundreds of families have become empowered to achieve their own positive, unique birth experience.
As facilitators for The Parenting Place Toolbox Parenting Courses, Daniel and Rosemary have been helping families have positive parenting experiences for almost a decade.
The course material for The Birthing Room Online Classes has been created by Rosemary, with Daniel in charge of technical directing.
Growing, birthing and breastfeeding her children absolutely changed Jan's view of life. She came into her parenting journey expecting breastfeeding to come naturally. Her grandmothers, mother and aunts had all breastfed, so she expected she would too. Jan had no idea that who she chose as a midwife, where she chose to birth, how relaxed she was in those early weeks would/could affect the type of birth she had and her breastfeeding and mothering experience. Thankfully Jan had a very patient baby who kept letting her know what he needed and between the two of them they worked out their way. It was this experience that inspired Jan to become a childbirth educator and a La Leche League leader (now retired). Like Rosemary and Daniel, Jan agrees evidence-based knowledge and a holistic approach is what New Zealand families need to enjoy an empowered pregnancy, birth and early parenting experience.
We are privileged to have had Jan research and write the breastfeeding information for this course, and look forward to having Jan as part of one of our live Q & A sessions.
StartThe first week: Beginning Mama's journey of recovery and wellness
StartThree weeks on: Abdominal and pelvic floor muscle health
StartOne month post birth: Mama's journey to wellness and strength
StartDads, families and breastfeeding (2:51)
StartSuggested reading for birth to 3 months
StartWhere to from here?