Pre-conception Folic Acid and Multivitamin Supplementation for the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects and Other Folic Acid-Sensitive Congenital Anomalies.

@article{Wilson2015PreconceptionFA,
  title={Pre-conception Folic Acid and Multivitamin Supplementation for the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects and Other Folic Acid-Sensitive Congenital Anomalies.},
  author={Robert Douglas Wilson and François Audibert and Jo-Ann K Brock and June C Carroll and Lola Cartier and Alain Gagnon and Jo-Ann Johnson and Sylvie L. Langlois and Lynn Murphy-Kaulbeck and Nanette B Okun and Melanie Pastuck and Paromita Deb-Rinker and Linda Dodds and Juan Andr{\'e}s Le{\'o}n and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne L Lowel and Wei Luo and Amanda J MacFarlane and Rachel McMillan and Aideen M. Moore and William Robert Mundle and Deborah L O'Connor and Joel G. Ray and Michiel C. Van Den Hof},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={534-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide updated information on the pre- and post-conception use of oral folic acid with or without a multivitamin/micronutrient supplement for the prevention of neural tube defects and other congenital anomalies. This will help physicians, midwives, nurses, and other health care workers to assist in the education of women about the proper use and dosage of folic acid/multivitamin supplementation before and during pregnancy. EVIDENCE Published literature was retrieved through… CONTINUE READING

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