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Posted by: Lindsay | 2003/12/02

Folic Acid

I am trying to fall pregnant. Should I be taking folic acid now?

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Yes, this protects agianst neural tube defects.

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Our users say:
Posted by: Nix | 2003/12/04

you can get it from clicks or a chemist

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Posted by: Lindsay | 2003/12/03

Will clicks have it or do I need to get it from a pharmacy? Thanks

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Posted by: 28 weeks | 2003/12/02

Yes it's good to take it at least 3 months before you actually conceive so start now. 5 mg is fine, people normally take this amount 3 months before and 3 months into their pregnancy.
Check with the Dr as well yes.

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