Learn at your own pace.

Our new mum, new baby course features a number of easy to absorb, practical lessons that you can watch at times to suit you. Stop and start as you please, making notes as you learn.

Be informed.

This course will give you insight into what to expect in the very early days after having your baby, something that many first time parents aren’t informed enough about!

Taught by trusted, experienced health professionals

This course is taught by Midwife Marley Hall, an experienced midwife who has helped countless families bring their babies into the world. Her experience as not only a midwife, but a mother of 5 too, will help prepare you for when you bring yours home.

Downloadable content

Throughout the course, you’ll find several downloadable files to support your learning and to help prepare you for when your baby arrives. You will have access to the course content for a year should you need to check back at any time to refresh your memory.

New mum, new baby – What Is Covered In The Course

You will be given access to 22 lessons including a mixture of videos and practical resources from our experienced midwife. Learn at your own pace, rewatch, revise, revisit whenever you need to.

Course Overview

This course will give you a valuable insight into what to expect in the very early days after having your baby, something that many first time parents aren’t informed enough about! Both you and your baby will go through a number of changes during the postnatal period,also called the fourth trimester, and it’s useful to have an understanding of what these changes are, so that you are prepared and equipped with all the knowledge you need to help you through this time. Learn how to care for both yourself and your baby as you adjust into parenthood.

Course Leader

Marley Hall is an experienced midwife and mother of 5, including twins. Over her 13 years experience as a midwife, she has helped thousands of families adjust to their new life as parents.

What you’ll learn

If you’re wondering what to expect after you’ve had your baby, this course has it covered. Those early days are crucial and it can be confusing to know what to expect with the array of information out there. In this course you will learn what to expect immediately after the birth, newborn checks, postpartum blood loss and other bodily changes, caring for perineal trauma, going home, emotional and mental health, diet and exercise, support at home, caring for your newborn including hygiene (bathing, dressing, changing), jaundice, screening, baby sleep and more.

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    Antenatal Appointment Schedule

    June 20, 2022 Your Antenatal appointment schedule Your care in pregnancy is often referred to as ‘Antenatal care’ which refers to the care, advice and support you will get from a range of healthcare professionals in your pregnancy such as midwives, GP’s and specialist doctors...

    Vaccinations in Pregnancy

    April 26, 2022 Vaccinations offered in pregnancy You will be offered a range of vaccines (immunisations) during your pregnancy by your midwife or GP to help protect you from certain infections or to help keep your baby safe from infection during the first few weeks of their life...

    Week 41 of Pregnancy

    March 18, 2022 If you are reading this, then you are either thinking ahead or now past your due date and feeling a whole range of emotions! If it’s any consolation you are not alone – only about 5% of babies arrive on their due date so it's not unusual to go past your due date, and...

    Week 40 of Pregnancy

    March 18, 2022 Congratulations – you have made it to 40 weeks and that estimated due date you were given probably right at the beginning of your pregnancy. As you are well aware by now though this doesn’t mean baby will definitely appear this week – the estimation is just that, and...

    New Mum, New Baby Class

    Learn what to expect and how to care for yourself and your baby after the birth.

    New Mum, New Baby FAQ

    The course will be available to you for 1 year from enrolment date

    We have separate courses about infant feeding that you can check out on our main page.

    After you’ve had a baby, it can be easy to forget everything, especially if it’s been a few years since you gave birth. This course acts as a great refresher for second and subsequent babies.