Folic Acid and You: Your Healthy Pregnancy

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Folic acid is a B vitamin. Getting 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day at least a month before becoming pregnant can help prevent serious birth defects of the brain and spine. Take a multivitamin with 400 mcg of folic acid every day. Give your vitamin intake a boost by enjoying this healthy smoothie!

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