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When can i take folicacid tablet in pregnancy ?

i am 7 wks pregnant and i want to know what s the right time to take folicacid tablet?
Asked On : Sun, 9 Jan 2011
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Hi. welcome to healthcare magic. Congrats on getting pregnant. Folic acid supplements of 5mg daily are recommended right from day 1 of conception till the end of first trimester for proper brain and neural tube development of the child. Now- a days it is combined with Vit B12 supplements also to avoid other congenital defects and threatened abortion. Hope this will help you. Happy childbearing.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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