What is Healthy Start?
If person is more than 10 weeks pregnant or has a child under 4, they may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk.
Eligible applicant would be sent a Healthy Start card with money on it that you can be used in some UK shops. NHS would add the benefit on to the card every 4 weeks.
The card can be used to buy:
- plain liquid cow’s milk
- fresh, frozen, and tinned fruit and vegetables
- fresh, dried, and tinned pulses
- infant formula milk based on cow’s milk
To be eligible applicant needs to be in receipt of certain Welfare Benefits more detail and how to apply on this link -