Coping with a new baby in the household can be a stressful and exhausting time for those involved. 

In the videos below, new mum’s and dad’s share their experiences and the impact on their lives.

Members of Queensland Country Health Fund can also login to access a range of resources and additional videos of people sharing how they adjusted to parenthood speaking from experience.

Health and wellbeing

Those first few months can be challenging and putting aside time and having strategies for self-care are really important.

Participants discuss how they cared for themselves physically and emotionally and how that helped them to cope with what can be an exhausting time.


The first few months

Expectations of those first few months are different for everyone. Participants share their experiences of this time, the challenges they faced and what they found most rewarding about parenthood.