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Already taking folic acid for abt 4 months already and not yet pregnant , is it really good?Taking maca too

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Keep taking it

Any woman who is trying to get pregnant (or could get pregnant) should take Folic Acid supplements.
The fetus needs Folic Acid for brain development, which happens very early in pregnancy before a woman even knows she's pregnant. So the only way to make sure your baby gets it is to take it while you're trying to get pregnant.

In brief: Keep taking it

Any woman who is trying to get pregnant (or could get pregnant) should take Folic Acid supplements.
The fetus needs Folic Acid for brain development, which happens very early in pregnancy before a woman even knows she's pregnant. So the only way to make sure your baby gets it is to take it while you're trying to get pregnant.
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