Children and Young People

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In mid Essex we want every child to start well. 

We want to help children and young people develop essential life skills and promote healthy, active lifestyles.

In this section you will find information, advice and details of local services available across mid Essex to help your child start well.

Mid Essex Child Health

Mid Essex Child Health
Download the free Mid Essex Child Health app and get expert advice for common childhood illnesses at your fingertips

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Child Health Workshops

Child Health Workshops
Our award-winning childhood illness workshops provide parents advice about common childhood ailments.

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Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy
Rapid access service now avaliable to help families whose children suffer from cow’s milk protein allergy

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Under 18s Mental Health Support

Under 18s Mental Health Support
Support for young people experiencing emotional wellbeing or mental health problems

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Ready Steady Startwell

Ready Steady Startwell
Are you starting a family, or have children aged from 0-5? Information and ideas to help you get your child off to the best start.

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Live Well in Pregnancy

Live Well in Pregnancy
This booklet promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles right from the start of pregnancy and what to do when your baby is ill.

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