Motherisk Rounds: Increasing Folate Supplementation for Selected Groups of Canadian Women

Gideon Koren, Y. Ingrid Goh

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Abstract

After review of current evidence related to the potential risks and benefits of folic acid supplementation, we conclude that unless clinicians can be assured that pregnant women will reliably use prenatal vitamin supplements containing 0.8-1.1 mg of folate, the prenatal vitamin supplements should be combined with 5 mg of folate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)992-996
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada
Volume29
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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