Postpartum: From Pregnant to Parent (Clearance Item)

The new parent survival guide.



Bringing home baby can also bring surprising emotional and relationship challenges. With a dash of humor, practical tips, and some real advice from experienced parents, this DVD helps new moms and dads navigate through this transitional time.

Content Includes:

  • Feelings – first days at home, emotions, sleep deprivation, asking for help, making lists, baby’s needs, bonding, fears, baby blues, postpartum depression/postpartum psychosis
  • Relationships – supporting each other, coping with stress, dividing the workload, sex and romance, communicating effectively, family outings, quiet time together, date nights
  • Getting Support – building a support team, new parent groups, community resources, single parenting, dealing with unwanted advice, grandparents’ involvement, physical recovery, shaken baby syndrome (abusive head trauma)
  • Taking Care of Mom – avoiding the “Supermom” complex, nutrition, breastfeeding, sleep, exercise, alone time, limiting visitors, organization tips, simplifying life
  • Work and Childcare – understanding benefits, FMLA, easing back into work, flexible work schedule, lifestyle adjustments, coping with feelings of guilt, separation anxiety, questions to ask childcare providers


Additional information

Closed Captioning

English Only

Release Year


Program Length

36 min.



Number of Volumes

Single Volume


  • Gold Award - Fitness/Health

    2006 Aurora Awards
  • Silver Award - Health & Wellness

    27th Annual Telly Awards
  • Bronze Award - Patient Education Info.

    13th Annual Nat'l Health Info. Awards


  • What an entertaining, yet realistic appraisal of life after birth. Educational, informative content with a dash of humor makes for an enjoyable video experience. Thanks for providing this to parents who are expecting or have a new child.

    Ann Norris, MSW - Statewide Program Manager, CO Bright Beginnings
  • It is well worth class time (so preciously short) to offer this video to expectant parents for a realistic and empowering vision in their futures.

    The Journal of Perinatal Education
  • You have created a refreshingly honest portrayal of the postpartum period. With amusement, you present new parents with practical guidance about caring for themselves as well as their babies.

    Shoshana S. Bennett, Ph.D. - President, Postpartum Support Intl.

Preview This Product

Thank you for your interest in this title. Please click below to enter your information, and we will get back to you within 1 business day.

Our Product Promise

Superior Quality

Our experienced team, professional videography, and extensive quality-assurance process means you can trust that an InJoy product is a superior product. Since 1988 we’ve been the #1 choice for perinatal education.

Visually Compelling & Evidence Based

Each product includes clear, high-quality videos and animations, helping you explain concepts easily and effectively. Evidence-based guidelines, expert reviews, and regular updates, ensure that you are sharing the best information.

Modern & Easy to Use

We’re with you every step of the way. Our products cover what you teach and are user friendly. The colorful, fresh design used in every product helps parents engage with the content—all while making your organization look good!