A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. Health visiting services in our area are provided by Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT). Their website contains a wealth of information: https://www.hct.nhs.uk/children-and-families/. HCT also runs a Health Visitor Advice Line where you can speak to a health visitor, they can be reached on 0300 123 7572.