Child Health

Child Health information

Please see these child health advice leaflets.

In an emergency please call 999.

Abdominal Pain
Head Injury

Infant Feeding

Supporting mums and families with all aspects of infant feeding. We offer text message and phone support as well as home visits and Baby Café meet ups with a cuppa. For older babies we have community events for weaning advice, hints, tips and recipes.

Telephone: 01744 371 111



Families First

The Families First Programme is funded by government and local organisations, to work with St Helens families to overcome difficulties and make positive changes. They will work with you to solve problems and make sure you get the right help, from the right people, at the right time.


Children and Young People's Services

Delivering high quality health and social care services in Cheshire East, Knowsley, St Helens and Wirral.


Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Healthy Eating

Our fun, friendly Cook and Taste sessions encourage you and your family to taste new foods, learn cookery skills and make tasty healthy meals on a budget. Sessions are free. Fit4All early years to support families with healthy eating and active play for children age 1-4 years, hints, tips and advice on fussy eating and eating well.

Telephone: 01744 371 111



Oral Health

Advice and support on how to keep your family’s mouth and teeth healthy.

Telephone: 01744 371 111




Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online counselling and support service now live in St Helens which is online daily until 22:00.

The service can be accessed by all those aged 11 to 25 living in St Helens to provide near instant mental wellbeing support.


Kooth Poster

Childhood illness visual guide

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