How do I claim Healthy Start Food Vouchers?
To claim Healthy Start Food Vouchers, you should fill in a claim form and have it approved by a health professional, for example, a midwife.
The form is in a leaflet called 'Healthy Start', which you can get from your midwife or doctor or from the Healthy Start website (link opens in a new window)
Or you can apply online from the Healthy Start website (link opens in a new window )
Talk to your doctor, health visitor, midwife or other health care professional about claiming vitamins.
What documents will I need to claim Healthy Start Food Vouchers?
You will need a health care professional to certify that you are pregnant. Or if your baby has been born, you will need to show their birth certificate.
In most cases, you will need a national insurance number. You may also need to show evidence of:
When will my Healthy Start Food Vouchers claim begin?
A Healthy Start Food Vouchers claim begins from the date the claim is received. Claims cannot be backdated.
Change of circumstances
If your circumstances change you should inform the Healthy Start Food Vouchers service. Vouchers will not continue to be paid if you do not meet the qualifying conditions.