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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. Pregnancy and Nutrition (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... now that I am pregnant? You need more folic acid, iron, calcium, and vitamin D than you did before pregnancy: Folic acid is a B vitamin that may help prevent ...
  3. Pregnancy and Medicines (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... is important to take 0.4 mg of folic acid every day before you become pregnant through the first part of your pregnancy. Folic acid helps to prevent birth defects of the baby's ...
  4. Birth Defects (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... brain. Lack of certain nutrients. Not getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy is a key factor ... regularly during pregnancy Get 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day. If possible, you should start taking ...
  5. Neural Tube Defects (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... controlled diabetes Take certain antiseizure medicines Getting enough folic acid, a type of B vitamin, before and during ...
  6. Preconception Care (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... or high blood pressure Increasing the amount of folic acid you get to prevent neural tube defects Getting ...
  7. Spina Bifida (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... unknown. It seems to run in families. Taking folic acid can reduce the risk of having a baby ...
  8. B Vitamins (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... niacin) B5 (pantothenic acid) B6 B7 (biotin) B12 Folic acid These vitamins help the process your body uses ...
  9. Anemia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... A diet that does not have enough iron, folic acid or vitamin B12 Blood disorders such as sickle ...
  10. Diabetes and Pregnancy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. When you are pregnant, high blood sugar levels are not good for your baby. ...
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