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Can folate (folic acid) deficiency cause pregnancy loss?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sure.
Folate (folic acid) is essential for rapidly replicating tissues, such as the early embryo and placenta.
Folate (folic acid) deficiency can certainly increase your chances of early pregnancy failure - in fact folate (folic acid) antagonist Methotrexate is used for that specific reason in cases of ectopic pregnancy. Take 1-5 mg Folic Acid daily throughout your reproductive life!

In brief: Sure.
Folate (folic acid) is essential for rapidly replicating tissues, such as the early embryo and placenta.
Folate (folic acid) deficiency can certainly increase your chances of early pregnancy failure - in fact folate (folic acid) antagonist Methotrexate is used for that specific reason in cases of ectopic pregnancy. Take 1-5 mg Folic Acid daily throughout your reproductive life!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes please OBGyn
The first three months are crucial mother is weaving the baby and brain formation with spinal cord so Folic Acid is very critical so not only can lead to all kind to neural tube defects and endangerment of major brain disorders spina bifida but also life threatening please have regular antenatal clinic if she does not like tabs they have high folate (folic acid) diets with supplements.

In brief: Yes please OBGyn
The first three months are crucial mother is weaving the baby and brain formation with spinal cord so Folic Acid is very critical so not only can lead to all kind to neural tube defects and endangerment of major brain disorders spina bifida but also life threatening please have regular antenatal clinic if she does not like tabs they have high folate (folic acid) diets with supplements.
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