Certification serves as assurance to parents, that the photographer has undertaken essential training in an industry which is currently unregulated Worldwide. Setting you apart from other photographers!

This Unique Online Course provides Photographers with crucial training on Newborn Health and Workplace Health & Safety.

There are NO other courses (or workshops) Worldwide, containing the depth & breadth of information that ANP®'s Courses have!

  • 1

    Welcome to the Certificate in Newborn Photography

    • How to Navigate Your Way Around the Course

    • Important Information about this Course!

    • Welcome!

  • 2

    Birth 101 - The Perinatal Environment

    • Welcome to Birth101 - The Perinatal Environment

    • Labour and Birth

    • Child Birth Methods & Cultural Differences

    • Potential Birth Complications

    • Traumatic Birth Injuries

    • Birth Defects and Disorders

    • Pre-term or Premature Births

    • Multiple Births

    • Birth 101 - The Perinatal Environment Assessment

  • 3

    Newborn 101 - The Neonatal Period

    • Welcome to the Newborn 101 - The Neonatal Period

    • The Neonatal Environment Defined

    • Neonatal Respiratory System - Breathing Patterns

    • Neonatal Respiratory System - Respiratory Distress

    • Neonatal Excretory & Digestive Systems

    • Neonatal Thermoregulation

    • Neonatal Reflexes

    • Newborn 101 - The Neonatal Environment Assessment

  • 4

    Work Safety and Health 101

    • Welcome to Work Safety and Health 101

    • WHS - Safety Management Systems - 1. Risk Management - HAZARDS

    • WHS - Safety Management Systems - 1. Risk Management - RISKS

    • Work Safety and Health - Policies and Procedures {General Workplace}

    • Work Safety and Health - Policies and Procedures {Personal & Physical}

    • Work Safety and Health - Policies and Procedures {Hygiene}

    • Work Safety and Health - Emergency Policies & Procedures

    • Work Safety and Health - First Aid Policies & Procedures

    • Work Safety and Health - Respect

    • Health & Safety 101 - Assessment

  • 5

    Next steps

    • RESOURCES for course completion!

    • Upload your First Aid/CPR Certificate

    • We value your feedback...Before you go please answer this short course survey!

Start date:

Can be started at any time


$430USD (refer to currency converter below for your local currency)  ($510USD easy pay plan available 3/6 months!)


3 Multiple Choice Examinations

Type of course:

22 Home Online Study Modules + face-to-face CPR and first aid training (additional cost)

Entry requirements:

Must be 18years or older. No prerequisite

There are no other courses like it!

Developed by industry leaders, in conjunction with an Advisory Committee of Medical & other experts, specifically for newborn and infant photographers.

Course Graduates Receive:

  • The Certification Badge for display on their website and all social media platforms and correspondence
  • The Watermark Badge for display on images
  • The Certificate for display in studio 
  • A FREE BASIC Listing in the ANP® Certified Photographers Directory
  • Promotion of their Certification on ANP® Social Media Pages
  • Ongoing promotion of their studio on ANP® Social Media pages and Blog
  • Automatic ANP® Affiliate Membership with Financial rewards 

“You can’t put a price on making sure we are doing our job correctly & implementing safe practices in our studios. ANP® is the best decision you can make for your business as a newborn photographer!”

Hello Fox Photography

“I wanted my clients to feel assured that I am always putting their baby's safety first. So completing this course was one of my top priorities!”

Laura Cole Photography

“Love this course! Highly recommend it. It was very informative and should definitely be a requirement for all newborn photographers.”


“This course was amazing! Filled with such invaluable knowledge that has left me feeling so much more confident handling newborns and understanding the medical conditions, during the neonatal period.”

Trudi Bartley Photography


We offer multiple payment options to make your enrolment easy. A one-time upfront Payment via Credit Card or PayPal (SAVE!) or 3 or 6 Monthly Payment Plans via Credit Card. Or apply for an Interest FREE PayRight Payment Plan! (Australian Residents only. See below!) All Prices in USD

10% Deposit. 

You choose 

your payment frequency 

and method. 

Australian Residents Only. Not an Australian Resident? But you would like to make weekly payments instead of monthly payments? Contact us to find out how!