If you are worried about a child speak to the Integrated Front Door (IFD)
on 01403 229900

 Call 999 for the Police if you think a child is in Immediate Danger

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What is the DadPad?

As a new dad you will feel excited, but you may also feel left out, unsure or overwhelmed. DadPad can help by giving you the knowledge and practical skills that you need. DadPad is a guide for new dads, developed with the NHS. The resource will support you and your partner to give your baby the best possible start in life. Dadpad is a free app (for those living in West Sussex) and includes information on:-

  • The Midwifery Service and Health Visiting team
  • Feeding your baby
  • Safer sleeping
  • Holding your baby
  • Cleaning your baby
  • Getting to know your baby
  • Home safety
  • Support available
  • Child development
  • Parenting advice and support
  • First Aid

To visit the Dadpad website click here.

To access Dadpad for free, simply download the app using Google Play or the Apple App store and enter your West Sussex postcode.