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Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. For women who may get pregnant, it is really important. Getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy can prevent major birth defects of her baby's brain or spine.

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  1. Folic Acid (National Library of Medicine)  
    Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. For women who may get pregnant, it is really important. Getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy can prevent major birth ...
  2. Deficiency - folic acid, Folic acid deficiency ... Folic acid works with vitamin B12 and vitamin C to help the body break down, use, and make ...
  3. Folic acid; Polyglutamyl folacin; Pteroylmonoglutamate; Folate
  4. Prevention of birth defects with folic acid (folate) ... There is good evidence that taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can reduce the risk of certain birth defects ( spina bifida , anencephaly , and some heart defects). Experts recommend taking ...
  5. Folate - test ... drugs that may interfere with test results, including folic acid supplements. Drugs that can decrease folic acid measurements ...
  6. ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Hereditary folate malabsorption On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance ... Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2009 What is hereditary folate malabsorption? Hereditary folate malabsorption is a disorder that ...
  7. Folate From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... QuickFacts Datos en español Health Professional Other Resources Folate Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet Introduction Folate is a ... 500 mcg DFE * Adequate Intake (AI) Sources of Folate Food Folate is found naturally in a wide ...
  8. Facts about Folic Acid (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... CDC.gov . Folic Acid Share Compartir Facts About Folic Acid CDC urges women to take 400 mcg of ... defects of the baby's brain and spine. About folic acid Folic acid is a B vitamin. Our bodies ...
  9. Vitamin B12 and Folate Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... will be limited. Search Help? Vitamin B12 and Folate Share this page: Was this page helpful? Also ... 1. Can taking too many vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements hurt me? Not usually. Since B12 and ...
  10. Folic Acid Helps Prevent Neural Tube Defects (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... this? Submit What's this? Submit Button CDC Features Folic Acid Helps Prevent Neural Tube Defects Language: English Español ( ... every day before and during pregnancy. What Is Folic Acid? Folic acid is a B vitamin. Our bodies ...
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