Folic Acid - What All Women Should Know

Folic acid is the best prevention against neural tube defects that affect 2 to 4 babies out of 1000. Here’s everything you should know.
 
June is Spina Bifida Awareness Month in Canada and various associations take this opportunity to inform women of childbearing age that they can prevent this neural tube defect by as much as 70% by taking the right dose of folic acid starting at least three months before pregnancy.

Research shows that women who take vitamins that contain folic acid may lower the risk that their baby will be born with spina bifida. Out of every 1000 babies born in Canada. Read more...