Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 23rd, 2003
Multiple studies conducted during the past several decades have shown the consumption of folic acid before conception and during pregnancy can reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other neural tube defects. However, the results of some earlier, smaller studies raised the question of whether an increase in multiple births can be associated with the consumption of vitamin supplements containing folic acid during pregnancy.
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