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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. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Folic acid; Polyglutamyl folacin; Pteroylmonoglutamate; Folate ... and cells work. Taking the right amount of folic acid before and during pregnancy helps prevent certain birth ...
  6. Folic Acid and Pregnancy (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Checkups: What to Expect Ebola: What to Know Folic Acid and Pregnancy KidsHealth > Parents > Pregnancy & Newborn Center > Your ... especially before conception and during early pregnancy . About Folic Acid Folic acid, sometimes called folate, is a B ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Folic Acid Video (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... this page It's been added to your dashboard . Folic acid 3:23 Dr. Siobhan Dolan talks about folic ...
  9. Folic acid is used to treat or prevent folic acid deficiency. It is a B-complex vitamin needed ... Folic acid comes in tablets. It usually is taken once a day. Follow the directions on your prescription ...
  10. Folic Acid Easy-to-Read (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    ... ePublications > Our ePublications > Folic acid fact sheet ePublications Folic acid fact sheet Print this fact sheet Folic acid fact sheet (PDF, 395 KB) Related information Anemia ...
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