Free DVD for every new parent

Yahoo!Xtra news 20 August 2007
Every new parent in Australia over the next two years will receive a free five-hour interactive DVD of parenting tips. The federal government has contributed $2.7 million for the distribution of The Raising Children DVD, launched by Prime Minister John Howard, free of charge as part of parenting kits. The DVD is a comprehensive guide to parenting children from birth to five years of age.It covers all the basics about child health, development and care, as well as information about family management and available resources. It features celebrities such as rugby retiree Phil Kearns, actor Russell Crowe, rugby league player Hazem El Masri and TV presenter Johanna Griggs, as well as everyday parents. Everything on the DVD was reviewed by at least two childhood experts before being included.