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I work with parents

This section is for professionals working with parents, including nurses, GPs, child care workers, facilitators and other service providers. Here you can find educational tools and resources, practical demonstrations from the Raising Children DVD, and information about how to use this website to enhance your work with parents.

  • Baby calling for mum

    Working with parents: the basics

    This website is a practical resource for professionals working with families and children aged 0-8. Find out how we can help, what other organisations and resources are out there and some basics on how to help and communicate with parents.

  • Breastfeeding techniques - in pictures

    Parenting in pictures

    These one-page step-by-step pictorial guides are great tools to help parents master essential baby care skills, such as breastfeeding, bathing and changing nappies.
  • Links & Resources

    Links and resources

    Access key links for professionals, including child care, health, education and other resources.

  • screengrab of video 'Teenagers and alcohol: parents talking'

    Videos: demos and parent stories

    These videos help parents and carers learn new skills for every stage of a child’s life – from wrapping and bathing newborns to talking to teenagers about alcohol.
  • Videos on the Raising Children website


    Download RCN logos, sound bytes, promotional images, stickers, posters and headshots from our Media Room.

  • Newsletter snippets

    Put our stories in your newsletter

    Do you produce a printed newsletter? In the Media Room, you'll find bite-sized info snippets that are easy to include just cut and paste.

  • Make a Book

    Make a book

    Customise a quick-and-easy book that addresses the basics parents need to know about raising children.

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