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Neural tube defects

Neural tube defect affects less than one in 1000 pregnancies. There are a number of factors that will increase this risk especially a close family history.

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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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Pregnancy checkups, screenings and scans

Knowing what check-ups, screenings and scans to have and when to have them during your pregnancy is important information for every pregnant woman.

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Spina bifida

Spina bifida is a condition that affects the normal development of a baby’s spine early in pregnancy.

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Neural tube defects: children & teens | Raising Children Network

Neural tube defects are brain and spinal cord abnormalities, including spina bifida, encephalocele and anencephaly. Read how they affect children.

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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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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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Maternal screening - Pathology Tests Explained

Why and when to get tested for maternal screening

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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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Spina Bifida | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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

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