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Vitamins and supplements during pregnancy

Supplements such as folic acid and iodine are recommended during pregnancy. But check with your doctor before taking any other types.

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Folate and pregnancy

Folate and folic acid are important for pregnancy since they can help prevent birth defects known as neural tube defects, such as spina bifida.

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Planning for your pregnancy

If you are thinking about pregnancy, visit your doctor for a preconception consult to provide you with expert advice on planning your pregnancy.

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Folic acid & iodine fortification, Summary - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification of bread resulted in increased levels of folic acid and iodine in the food supply, increased folic acid and iodine intakes, a decreased rate of neural...

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Why do you need to take folic acid when pregnant? | Queensland Health

Learn about why folic acid is important in pregnancy.

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Vitamin and mineral (micronutrient) supplements

Here is what you need to know about the benefits for fertility and pregnancy health of folic acid, iodine, vitamin D, zinc, and selenium supplements.

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Folate | Jean Hailes

Folate is a B vitamin needed for healthy growing, in particular for the nervous system.

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What supplements should I take during pregnancy? | Queensland Health

Find out what supplements and vitamins you need to take when trying to get pregnant, during pregnancy, after pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

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Spina Bifida | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Spina Bifida comes from a latin term which means “split spine”

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Folate and pregnancy

Taking the vitamin folate before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of your baby having a neural tube defect

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