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folic acid?

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AbigailM92 Tue 09-Jun-15 18:24:18

Do you take folic acid all the way through your pregnancy ?, I only was told to take it 12 weeks when I had my little boy but that was 4 years ago I have seen people say you now have to take it all the way through ? xx

Eminado Tue 09-Jun-15 19:17:00

Until 12 weeks per the NHS guide.

Cheshirehello79 Tue 09-Jun-15 20:17:23

My mw told me to take folic and vitamin d all way through the pregnancy

AbbeyRoadCrossing Tue 09-Jun-15 20:32:20

The first trimester is the critical time to take it because of spina bifida, but you can carry on if you want to. It's recommended to take vitamin D throughout, or a pregnancy multivitamin which will have that in.

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