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If you both had permanent residency/settled status at the time or before the baby was born, the baby is a British Citizen by birth and you may go ahead and apply for a British Passport for the baby. The baby is British otherwise than by descent.
See here for the procedure involved for applying for a first child passport: https://www.gov.uk/get-a-child-passport/first-child-passport
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I am assuming you are not married to your partner.
The good news is that any children born after 1 July 2006 acquire British citizenship through their settled father even if he was not married to the mother of the child, subject to proof of paternity e.g. birth certificate naming him as the father of the child.
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