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Discover a range of free services to support you and your family.

Baby Buddy

The free Baby Buddy app supports parent/carers throughout their pregnancy and parenting journey, day by day. Whether you’re a mum, dad, co-parent or caregiver, Baby Buddy empowers you to feel confident, giving you the knowledge and practical skills to look after yourself and give your child the best start.


Dadpad is the essential guide for new dads, developed with the NHS and free for Dudley residents. 


Flo is a completely FREE text message system for pregnant and postnatal families in Dudley. It sends helpful text messages which include videos and links to support families through pregnancy and the first six weeks of life with a baby.

To find out more, please speak with your midwife, watch the Flo introduction video on YouTube or read the info sheet.


ICON offers support to those who care for babies to cope with crying.

Remember, if you need help, or are feeling stressed, please speak to someone. You can speak to your family, friends, midwife, GP or health visitor.

Positive Parenting Programme

The Dudley Parents website is a one-stop-shop for free parenting advice in the Dudley Borough.


Find your local library through Better.

New Baby Network

The New Baby Network connects parents and families together in safe, non-judgmental spaces to create a strong social network

Facebook: @NewBabyNetwork

Self-management programmes 

Self-management programmes - Courses for people with long term health conditions, including specific courses for adults who have a caring responsibility.

Telephone: 07976 637404