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Hand me down folic acid?

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louloutheshamed Sat 03-Nov-12 19:29:18

We have decided to ttc number 2 in the new year. I was thinking I should go and buy some
Folic acid but then remembered I had some in the cupboard from last time. I had a look and it says best before end jan 2013. So I would be ok taking it until then wouldn't I? It should I buy new stuff? Feel a bit Sorry for the future baby if it's already getting hand me Downs as ridiculous as that sounds!

nextphase Sat 03-Nov-12 19:48:06

Its in date. If you've stored it correctly (ie sensible temperature, not damp), take it!
DS2 was very lucky - we bought him some new babygrows to wear in the hospital, but he's pretty much hand hand me down everything else! He doesn't know!

EuroShagmore Sun 04-Nov-12 12:24:37

It's n date so it's fine. And folic acid has nothing to do with Down's Syndrome. It's taken to reduce the risk of spina bifida.

Folic acid is v cheap so if you are bothered, just replace it.

louloutheshamed Sun 04-Nov-12 15:30:07

I didn't mean to refer to downs syndrome I
meant hand-me-downs but my phone capitalised it for some reason

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