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Is folic acid good for pregnancy?

hi doctor,we are planning to have a baby. and i have read that folic acid is good for a woman who wants to concieve. but i diidnt had any doctor checkup .so can i have folic acid without doctors prescription and is folvite 5 mg tablet will be ok to consume daily
Tue, 10 Feb 2015
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Hello,
your concern is good and folic acid is really and actually helpful just before you conceive. it it useful to prevent neural tube defects of fetus.
so you can take 5 mg folic acid without prescription, if you are planning to conceive.
hope this will help and feel free to ask any of your queries to me anytime.
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