Recommendation statement on folic acid supplementation

Thursday, Feb 01, 2018

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirms its recommendation on folic acid supplementation. All women who are planning to get pregnant or capable of pregnancy are advised to take a daily supplement with 0.4 to 0.8 mg of folic acid.

Reference:

USPSTF. Folic acid supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defects. JAMA. 2017;317(2):183-189.
 

Other article that you might be interested in:

Info Card 2015 Issue 1 – Nutrition before pregnancy: Preconception care

Link to Publication: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2596300

Recommendation statement on folic acid supplementation

Thursday, Feb 01, 2018

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirms its recommendation on folic acid supplementation. All women who are planning to get pregnant or capable of pregnancy are advised to take a daily supplement with 0.4 to 0.8 mg of folic acid.

Reference:

USPSTF. Folic acid supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defects. JAMA. 2017;317(2):183-189.
 

Other article that you might be interested in:

Info Card 2015 Issue 1 – Nutrition before pregnancy: Preconception care

Link to Publication: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2596300


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