George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Folic acid might lower autism risk

Folic acid might lower autism risk
Women who take folic acid supplements four weeks before becoming pregnant and also during the first weeks of pregnancy have a lower risk of giving birth to children who eventually become diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Norwegian researchers have reported in JAMA.

Women who take folic acid supplements four weeks before becoming pregnant and also during the first weeks of pregnancy have a lower risk of giving birth to children who eventually become diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Norwegian researchers have reported in JAMA.

Source: Medical News Today

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