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Healthy Start vitamins

Those who are pregnant, those with a child under 12 months and children aged up to 4 years who are receiving Healthy Start are eligible for free Healthy Start vitamins. 

Healthy Start vitamins contain vitamins A, C and D for children aged from birth to 4 years, and folic acid and vitamins C and D for those who are pregnant and breastfeeding. 

Healthy Start children’s vitamins drops

Children receiving Healthy Start will qualify for free vitamin from birth until their 4th birthday.

The daily dose of 5 drops contains:

  • 233 micrograms of vitamin A
  • 20 milligrams of vitamin C
  • 10 micrograms of vitamin D3

Children who are having 500ml or more of formula a day do not need Healthy Start vitamins.

The vitamins are suitable for vegetarians and free from milk, egg, gluten, soya and peanut residues, and have a shelf life of 15 months from manufacture. Beneficiaries are entitled to 1 bottle of children’s drops every 8 weeks.

Healthy Start vitamins

The daily dose is 1 tablet, which contains:

  • 70 milligrams of vitamin C
  • 10 micrograms of vitamin D
  • 400 micrograms of folic acid

You are entitled to 1 pot of the vitamins every eight weeks. 

They are suitable for vegetarians and free from wheat, fish, egg and salt. No colours, flavours or preservatives. No gluten containing ingredients.