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Taking Folic Acid For A Year Before Pregnancy May Reduce Risk Of Preterm Birth May 21, 2009

Filed under: Health,News and Blogs — Annette @ 8:51 am

The study links pre-conceptional folate supplementation of at least one year to reduced early premature delivery rates of 50 to 70 percent, regardless of age, race or other factors. Of particular note is the drop in very early premature births, those babies who are at the greatest risk of complications such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, chronic lung disease, and blindness.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/149787.php

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