We offer the following amenities to meet the needs of our patients, families and guests.

For information about services related to your child’s room or stay, visit our While You’re in the Hospital page.

Playrooms and Family Lounges

For patients:

  • Child Life Playroom: All inpatient infants through adolescents are welcome during supervised play sessions. Children can participate in individual and small group activities and/or check out toys, games, books, and crafts for use in their rooms.

  • The Child Life Teen Lounge: The teen lounge is available for adolescents 12 and older. The teen lounge has video games, board games, computers, arts and crafts, a basketball hoop, stereo and more.

For families:

  • Sibling Playroom: This playroom is for children ages 2 – 11 who are siblings of children staying in the hospital (inpatients). It is also open to children visiting for outpatient appointments and their siblings.

  • Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: We have two family spaces for parents and family members of inpatients, on the 3rd and 5th floors (the 5th floor room is for NICU parents only). The Ronald McDonald Family Rooms provide free laundry facilities, bathrooms with showers, a living room with TV and games, computer access and a kitchen.

Outdoor Gardens

We have two rooftop outdoor gardens for patients and families to enjoy: the Olson Family Garden on the 8th floor and the 7th Floor Garden.

Laundry Facilities

A laundromat is provided free of charge on the hospital lower level near the Edison Café. Free laundry facilities are also available in the Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. Laundry detergent is available for purchase.

Gift Shop

The Coffee & Gift Shop is located on the first floor/street level of the hospital. Offerings include a variety of balloons, Children's apparel, snack foods, candy and small gift items as well as tasty breakfast pastries, fresh grab-and-go food items, and Starbucks beverages.

Lactation Rooms

We offer private lactation rooms on the lower level, 2nd floor and 5th floor where you can nurse or pump. These rooms are equipped with appropriate signage, a comfortable chair, a small table, electrical outlets and sinks. Consult these floor plans for the nearest lactation room.

Lower Level Lactation Room Map

Second Floor Lactation Room Map

Fifth Floor Lactation Room Map

Supplies for Ameda pumps are available for purchase in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Pharmacy for $30. The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The pharmacy phone number is 314.657.9005.

Fitness and Massage Services

Friends and family of our patients can use the BJC Healthcare fitness center for a small fee. The fitness center offers group classes and a wide range of cardio and strength training equipment.

In addition, massage services are available both in your room and at the fitness center. For more information, call 314.286.0525.

Banking and ATMs

A US Bank and Bank of America ATM are available on the lower level by the cafeteria. A full-service US Bank branch is located on the first floor of the Barnes-Jewish north campus.

US Bank branch hours and phone:
Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wi-Fi and Computers

Wireless internet access is available throughout the hospital. Desktop computers are available in the Center for Families and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms during business hours.

Business Center

The Center for Families on the 3rd floor has computers and a comfortable place to conduct personal business. Visitors can use a computer for email or personal needs, make copies, send faxes or access hook-ups for their laptops. All services are free.

Location: Third floor

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