Healthy Start is a scheme in the UK that gives free food and multivitamins to pregnant women & children <4 years of age, if their family is receiving income support or child tax credit.
Pregnant woman get vouchers for milk, fresh fruit & vegetables, & multivitamins (folic acid, C & D).
Children <4 years of age get vouchers for infant formula, fresh fruit & vegetables, & multivitamins (A, C & D).
Try to check that parents are registered for the scheme if applicable before discharge from SCBU.
External links: Healthy Start
Previously published: 07/10/13, 18/06/14