Eligibility Criteria

This service is provided to all pregnant women, new mothers and children with free Healthy Start Vitamins as well as advice on broad public health issues such as early booking, immunisations, breastfeeding, diet and exercise.

Healthy Start Vitamins shall be provided free to all women who are pregnant or have a child up to 1 years old, and to all children from birth to heir fourth birthday.

The Healthy Start for services aim to dispense Healthy Start Vitamins to Hackney Borough residents.


All clients will be registered when collecting their first supply of vitamins.


Vitamin tablets or drops will be distributed in packs lasting eight weeks. Repeat supplies will be provided as required.