Child and Young People Health

Hertfordshire Baby Clinics

Information on baby clinics in Hertfordshire and advice for your baby’s health and development, as well as your own wellbeing.

Telephone: 0300 123 7572


Hertfordshire Family Centres

The family centre service can help before your baby’s born, right through to when they want to play and get messy. Anyone can come along, whether you’re coping fine or having a struggle.

Telephone: 0300 123 7572


The Children's Sleep Charity

The Children’s Sleep Charity is a national, award-winning charity supporting children with sleep issues. Support for families and accredited training for professionals and commercial organisations is provided.

Twitter: @TheSleepCharity

Telephone: 01302 751416



NHS Childhood Infectious Illnesses

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Hertfordshire Community Trust

This website contains a vast amount of information for you, but should you need additional advice or help, a team of Health Visitors are on duty and they can support you with any concerns that you have with regards to your baby/child’s/children’s health and development, as well as your own wellbeing.

Facebook: @HCNHSTrust

Twitter: @hctnhs

Telephone: 01707 388 000



Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

Facebook: @Childline

Telephone: 0800 1111


NHS Is my Child Too ill for School?

When your child is unwell, it can be hard deciding whether to keep them off school. These simple NHS guidelines should help.

Website: NHS Is my child too ill for school?

NHS Vaccination Guide

Information regarding child vaccinations and when to get them.