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Raising Children DVD

All the basics that make parenting easier

The Raising Children DVD is a complete guide to parenting from birth to five. It features five hours of expert information, tips and strategies from other parents to help you feel like a parenting pro.

The DVD will help give your child the best start in life and, best of all, it's entirely free to all Australian parents! (*Limit of one DVD per household)

Parents, order your FREE DVD here (+ free postage)

Orders for a parenting service or organisation

Parenting services and other organisations can buy DVDs for $3.00 each (including postage and handling) in bulk orders of 10, 20, 50 or 100 copies. (Note: bulk orders of free DVDs on behalf of parents cannot be processed.) To order, email us at

International and large government orders

For orders outside Australia and large government orders, please email us at Overseas orders must be paid by direct debit. (Unfortunately, we can't accept credit card payments for overseas orders.) Note: the Raising Children DVD is PAL formatted, so it won’t play in NTSC-only players common in the US and Japan. There are no ‘region’ restrictions, so it’s playable in all regions in PAL-enabled players.

What’s been said

  • ‘I loved this DVD – it was great to watch while my baby girl was sleeping’
    Jennifer, Chatswood, NSW
  • ‘It's very informative, practical and sometimes funny!’
    Ren, Yarraville, Vic
  • ‘I didn't want to read heaps of baby books, so watching a DVD that had all the info from experts and other parents was great’
    Dean, Burpengary, Qld
  • Raising Children DVD

    A complete guide to parenting from birth to five

    Finally, a comprehensive DVD that can help you make the best of the first weeks, months and years of your child's life. The Raising Children DVD — five hours of content — is packed with all the basics about your newborn, baby and child — what they need and what makes them tick.

  • Tips and Strategies from Parents

    Tips from over 85 celebrity and other parents

    Sometimes the best parenting information comes from those who have walked in your shoes — other parents. It helps to know you’re not alone; there are other parents out there who are going through the same things and have some helpful insights.

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    Practical demos

    You can find and watch 16 different demos on the DVD, including a breastfeeding demo, safe bathing for a newborn, fitting a car seat and even 17 ways to encourage good behaviour.

  • DVD Expert Information

    Expert information

    All of the information in the DVD, no matter who is saying it, has been reviewed and approved by the Raising Children Network and a panel of independent experts. The DVD content is based on the RCN website content, with the highest level of quality assured for an online parenting resource.