1. Family hubs
  2. Support for families
  3. Dads and non-birthing partners

Dads and non-birthing partners

Family hubs have lots to offer you, as well as mums and babies.

  • Our Bump and Beyond antenatal classes explain what to expect and how to prepare for your new baby. Classes are held in person or online.
  • You and your child can join in any play activities.
  • We offer a range of parenting courses.

To out what's on in your area, visit activities and courses.

Parenting support

Your health visiting team can offer support if you:

  • are feeling overwhelmed
  • need help bonding with your baby
  • have questions about your child’s health or development

To get in touch:

Phone: 01323 463204

Email: esht.hv-duty@nhs.net

You can also contact our family advice line if you have any questions.

Taking care of yourself

Health in Mind offer online talking therapies and courses for low mood, anxiety or stress. You can self-refer if you live in East Sussex.

Online advice

Start for Life | NHS has advice on parenthood and having a healthy, happy baby.

Life as a parent | NCT has advice for new dads, LGBTQ+ parents and partners.

Parenting advice | Family Lives has lots of information about all aspects of family life.

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