Mums who use MUSH can chat with other mums, get advice from parenting experts, join chat groups and much more.

Mush has been selected by NHS England as an innovation that is improving maternal mental health in the UK.

The Dad Pad App is tailored for new dads and dads-to-be in Dorset and provides an essential guide from practical skills, to support with mental health

Wessex Healthier Together aims to support you when you are worried about the health of your child. You can download the app here.

If you would like to read more information on protecting children in Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole click here.

To find out how to support your child to stay a healthy weight, please click here.

Becoming a Dad is a 68-page guide for expectant and new fathers, which aims to help men do the best possible job of becoming a father.

Interesting resources for new dads can found on the below Factographics: 

Link for PC/Desktop Factographics New dad Youre not alone

Mobile friendly link Factographics New dad Youre not alone 

Institute of Health Visiting has plenty of top tips for parents.

You may find these apps and websites helpful. There are plenty more to find on the Orcha Apps Library

Domestic Abuse

Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexuality or background.

The Home Office is promoting the freephone 24-hour Domestic Abuse Helpline number 0808 2000 247 and associated online support at Home ( 

The Home Office has produced detailed advice for those experiencing  Domestic abuse and Violence

Access a Free online chat service if you find it is easier or feel safer to use this rather than talking on the phone (Available Monday to Friday 3pm – 10pm)

Men’s Advice Line specifically for Male victims - 0808 801 0327

In addition RESPECT Help For Domestic Violence Perpetrators | Respect Phoneline UK is an anonymous and confidential helpline for men and women who are harming their partners and families. The helpline also takes calls from partners or ex-partners, friends and relatives who are concerned about perpetrators.

Sexual Abuse: For families that have been affected by sexual abuse The Lucy Faithfull Foundation | Preventing Child Sex Abuse


Remember, you can speak to a member of the health visiting team by ringing your local hub in your area if you require further support
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