Provincial Alliance Launches Campaign to Promote Folic Acid

The Folic Acid Alliance of Ontario (FAAO) today launched its first-ever, province-wide campaign to promote awareness of folic acid and its benefits in helping to prevent birth defects. A B vitamin essential for the healthy development of a baby’s spine, brain and skull, folic acid can reduce the risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect (NTD) by as much as 70% if taken prior to conception and during the first trimester. Read the full release