These early Australian and New Zealand infant care publications provide detailed instructions on the care of babies covering the subjects of feeding, clothing, sleeping, exercise and prevention and treatment of ailments. The publications were authored by qualified child health physicians and individuals with no formal medical training. Of particular note, Guide to Baby Feeding was produced by the notable New Zealand child health reformer Sir Truby King who was the first Director of Child Welfare in New Zealand and awarded a knighthood in 1925. Philip E. Muskett’s 1896 edition of The Feeding and Management of Australian Infants provides comprehensive infant care instruction and includes a call to action to minimise preventable infant and child deaths in Australian.Additionally, pamphlets on infant health and disease prevention can be found in the FUSION Disease Prevention Collection. See Sanitary tracts issued by the Australian Health Society, 1882.