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A 25-year-old female asked:

I am pregnant (last period 12/1/15) i havent taken folic acid before pregnancy, should i start now or wait till the third month of pregnancy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Helps before: Folic acid is most effective when taken in the three months prior to pregnancy and during the first trimester.
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