The essential guide for new dads

What is the DadPad?

It’s the essential guide for new dads, developed with the NHS.

Why do you need it?

As a new dad you will feel excited, but you may also feel left out, unsure or overwhelmed. The DadPad can help by giving you the knowledge and practical skills that you need. The resource will support you and your partner to give your baby the best possible start in life.


  • Reduce your own anxiety by getting involved and gaining in confidence
  • Learn how to create a strong bond and healthy attachment with your baby
  • Build stronger family relationships by sharing the load and learning how to parent together
  • Recognise the signs of postnatal depression in both yourself and your partner, and learn how to get help early

To sign up scan the QR code below, click on one of the app store icons or search for DadPad in your phones app store, its free for Dudley Residents (Dudley Postcode when you sign up on the app confirms eligibility).