Newborn Care Education

Understanding Your Newborn Curriculum


InJoy’s Understanding Your Newborn provides comprehensive, evidence-based education about baby care in the first six weeks and beyond, helping you deliver consistent information at every touchpoint. Featuring modern, high-quality footage of newborns and real-life stories from first-time parents, InJoy’s baby care education materials and curriculum allow you to teach in a clear and relatable way as you deliver the latest guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics and other trusted organizations, and teach about the importance of baby cues, early brain growth, and bonding.

This complete curriculum standardizes newborn care education with consistent content in a variety of teaching formats. Available in DVD, Book + Web App (book and web app also available on its own), PowerPoint Program, and eClass.


  • Newborn traits: Skin-to-skin contact, newborn procedures, newborn appearance, reflexes, newborn senses, play & development.
  • Newborn behaviors: States of alertness and how to interact, newborn sleep, room-sharing, gagging and choking, and breathing patterns.
  • Crying and comforting: Why babies cry, infant crying patterns, comfort techniques, coping with crying, Abusive Head Trauma, postpartum emotions (baby blues and PPD).
  • Feeding: Breastfeeding basics, latching on, when to feed, hunger cues, burping, how to tell if baby is getting enough milk.
  • Diapering: How-to, diaper rash, diaper options, diaper bag checklist, stool and urine patterns.
  • Bathing, nail care, and dressing: Sponge bathing, tub bathing, water safety, nail care, dressing.
  • Newborn health: Cord care, circumcision/penis care, signs of illness, well-baby visits, jaundice, vaccines, hand washing and visitors, taking temperature, when to call the healthcare provider.
  • Newborn safety: Car seats, heat stroke and hot car safety, SIDS, safe baby gear, pet safety, siblings, outdoor safety, childcare, infant CPR.
  • Additional resources: When to Call Your Baby’s Healthcare Provider, Car Seat Installation, Baby’s Daily Breastfeeding Log, How to Perform Infant CPR, Infant Choking First Aid, Baby Supplies Checklist.
  • Hospital baby and newborn care classes
  • Hospital postpartum discharge education
  • Patient interactive systems
  • Pediatric clinics
  • Doulas and doula training
  • Community health and resource centers
  • Home visitation programs
  • Pregnancy centers
  • Teen programs

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NEW EDITION! Understanding Your Newborn: 2nd Edition Video Program

Complete Curriculum , DVD , USB

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Understanding Your Newborn Book + Web App

Book + Web App

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NEW! Understanding Your Newborn 2nd Edition: PowerPoint Class

Complete Curriculum , PowerPoint Program

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Understanding Your Newborn eClass

Online Education

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Our Promise to You

Every InJoy childbirth education resource is…


Each product includes clear, high-quality videos and animations, helping you explain concepts easily and effectively.


InJoy’s experienced team, professional videography, and extensive quality-assurance process means you can trust that an InJoy product is a superior product.


We present evidence-based guidelines, utilize expert reviews, and update our products regularly, so you can be assured you are sharing the best information.


The colorful, fresh design used in every product appeals to today’s parents and helps them engage with the content—all while making your organization look good!


We listen to and collaborate with our customers every step of the way, so our products cover what you teach and are easy to use.

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