FOLIC ACID

What All Women Should Know

Because many pregnancies are unplanned, all women who could become pregnant should take a daily multivitamin containing 0.4mg (400mcg) of folic acid.    

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Question of the Month


How should I store Folic Acid?
Answer

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal...


We are pleased to welcome Duchesnay as a new SB&H partner. This partnership is designed to help us continue spreading the word about the importance of women taking folic acid to dramatically...

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Groundbreaking research published in the journal Cell (September 2013) suggests that folic acid deficiency may have detrimental health consequences for several generations.1 This...



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