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Can i take folic acid tablet after 28th week of pregnancy ?

Hello Doctor! Im 28 yrs old and 28 weeks pregnant now. Im taking folic acid tablet 5mg daily. Please advise me I need to continue this tablet till end of the pregnancy . Thanks in advance.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Nov 2011
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Hi Suryar,
Normally it is recommended to take folic acid supplements in 1st trimester of pregnancy.However research is now showing that the need for folic acid becomes even greater in the last trimester (last three months) of pregnancy, hence you can continue this tablet till the end of pregnancy.
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Answered: Thu, 17 Nov 2011
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