So Now You're a Parent

A comprehensive self-study course designed to help you confidently navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood, from sleepless nights to milestones celebrated, empowering you to be the best parent you can be.

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Empowering First-Time Parents for a Confident Journey

The moment you become a parent, your world transforms in the blink of an eye. Suddenly, you're responsible for a whole new life, filled with overwhelming love, joy, and, yes, a fair share of challenges.

Whether it's deciphering cries, managing sleepless nights, cultivating acceptance in changes in your identity or maintaining your relationship with your partner, parenthood is a profound journey that leaves many of us searching for a compass. "So Now You're A Parent" is designed to be that compass, guiding you through the early stages of this life-changing voyage.

Discover the ultimate guide to navigating parenthood with confidence and ease.

📌 Are you a first-time parent feeling overwhelmed by the dramatic shifts that come with this new journey?

📌 Do you find yourself grappling with questions about physical recovery, feeding, sleep, relationships, and self-care?

This course isn't just about surviving parenthood; it's about thriving within it. Tailored specifically for new parents, offering you the knowledge, skills, and support to navigate these uncharted waters with grace and confidence.

Learn from Parenting Expert

Dr Preeya Alexander, General Practitioner, Presenter and Author

Dr Preeya Alexander is a practicing GP working in Richmond, Melbourne and holds a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery from Adelaide University.


As a doctor and Mum, Preeya is passionate about preventative medicine and improving health literacy so people can make informed decisions when it comes to their health; she shares her tips/experiences and medically evidence-based thoughts across her blog and social platforms – Doctor Preeya Alexander. In doing so, Preeya, with her wisdom, intellect, humour, personality, and relatable tips and information has built a loyal and engaged following – becoming the trusted voice of a generation.


Dr Preeya has featured as an expert on the Drum, medical program The Good TV/Health Minute and The Good Life on Talking Lifestyle (radio). She has hosted and appeared in numerous episodes of ABC’s flagship science program Catalyst and spent two seasons as Channel 10’s ‘Good Chef’ on Good Chef Bad Chef.


She’s also a published author and her book Eat Sleep Play Love released in May 2023 has become the parenting bible. Her second book due for release in May 2024 – Full Plate – is the perfect recipe book and guide to feeding your family well.

Course Outline

Watch the introduction video to the course below to get a taste of the style and approach.

Each module is 8 to 12 minutes in length and comes with interactive exercises to put the teachings into practice.  

Join Us on This Life-Changing Journey

Becoming a parent is one of life’s most extraordinary experiences, filled with moments of sheer joy, love, and, admittedly, a bit of chaos. "So Now You're A Parent" offers you the knowledge, skills, and support to navigate these uncharted waters with grace and confidence.

Embrace your new role, overcome the challenges, and celebrate the joys of parenthood.

Enrol in "So Now You're A Parent" today, and take the first step towards a rewarding and empowered parenting journey.

Module Breakdown

Module 1: Parenthood - The Shifts

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Identity shifts and times of transition

  • Expectation versus reality

Module 2: Physical recovery post birth (mum focus)

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Postpartum body: what to expect

  • Pelvic floor and exercises

  • Emotional changes and the role of hormones

  • Mood disorders – depression, anxiety, seeking help 

Module 3: Milking and feeding

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Formula/breast

  • Stigma when it doesn't go to plan

  • Support solutions

  • Commonly encountered issue: nipple pain, attachment issues, mastitis

Module 4: When to start solids

In this module, we'll cover:

  • When to start solids

  • The how of it

  • Reducing the risk of choking (knowing the difference between choking versus gagging)

  • Reducing the risk of food allergies

Module 5: Baby sleep

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Safe sleeping guidelines, reducing the risk of SIDS

  • How sleep changes from newborns as they get older- brain changes, when circadian rhythms develop

  • Do you need a sleep schedule?

  • When to get help for baby sleep and what it can look like

Module 6: Sleep deprivation and coping as a parent

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Dealing with exhaustion

  • How to share the load

  • Self-care, what it can look like: Finding time for yourself, building self-care routine, burn out etc 

Module 7: Development milestones and play

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Cognitive, physical, and emotional development in the first year

  • Break down of milestones – when to worry, when not to 

  • Age-appropriate toys and activities

  • Language development and early communication

  • Screen time recommendations under 2 and why 

Module 8: Preventative health for kids

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Keeping kids healthy so they can play

  • Vaccines to consider

  • Benefits of exercise on mood, brain and body 

  • Food and play

Module 9: Relationships (partner & siblings)

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Keeping the marital/partner relationship strong

  • Navigating other siblings

Module 10: External relationships

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Handling unsolicited advice

  • Building a support system: friends, family, and community

  • Finding the right GP

  • Work and parenting – the juggle

Module 11: Loving your child and yourself

In this module, we'll cover:

  • Expectations you've placed on yourself and going easy on yourself 

  • Managing the mental load

  • The good enough parent model

  • Accepting you can’t nail it all and accepting help

Simple and Flexible Pricing

Choose the access model that best suits your needs

3 Month Access for One User

$99 Per Person

  • 11 modules (8 to 12 minutes in length each)

  • Course introduction and recap videos

  • Downloadable exercises

  • Email reminders

  • Submit questions to Dr Preeya

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12 Month Access for One User


  • 11 modules (8 to 12 minutes in length each)

  • Course introduction and recap videos

  • Downloadable exercises

  • Email reminders

  • Submit questions to Dr Preeya

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An evidence-based, non-judgemental and refreshingly honest  guide to your child's first two years. 

Practising GP, mother of two and Instagram’s popular doctor Preeya Alexander is a refreshing new voice in the parenting space. Her hands-on, inclusive and down-to-earth advice, combined with a big dose of fun, is the ultimate survival guide for the first two years of parenting.

Preeya offers straightforward and trustworthy information about looking after both babies and new parents. From postpartum care and mastitis to feeding and sleep problems, nothing is off limits.

Eat, Sleep, Play, Love demystifies this sleep-deprived time and breaks down complex topics with wisdom and humour to make them easily digestible and achievable. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long will the course take me to complete?

You can easily watch an episode over lunch, on the commute home or in less than time than it takes to cook dinner of an evening.

The course has been designed for you to dedicate an hour per episode to watch it and then complete the activities.

If you want to take it slower however, dedicate an hour a week. If you want to complete it at speed, an hour a day!

How many hours a week should I dedicate to the course?

We totally understand that you've got a full schedule and a full life so we've intentionally designed this course to fit around you and your time commitments.

Complete this course in as little as an hour a week or an hour a day if you're on a deadline. 

Can I purchase this course as a gift?

Absolutely! We also offer bulk licenses if you'd like to offer this course to your organisation on a wider level. 

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The content of this course is general information and for educational purposes only. Nothing contained in it is, or is intended to be construed as mental health advice. You should, before you act or use any of this information, consider the appropriateness of this information having regard to your own personal situation and requirements. We suggest you seek advice from suitably qualified professional before making any decisions regarding that of your own wellbeing. If you find yourself struggling, please reach out to the following services:

Gidget Foundation, Beyond Blue and Lifeline