Folic Acid Fortification: How a Tortilla Could Be the Perfect Plug for a Hole in the Dike
By Mary Alice Smith, PhD, Teratology Society President & Godfrey P. Oakley Jr., MD, Teratology Society Past President
Folic acid. Two words mentioned in a commercial for Rais
The Journal of Pediatrics has published a new study looking at the survival of babies with major birth defects in the United States using data from 1999-2007. The study also compared survival across racial-ethnic groups.
Folic acid is an essential B-vitamin that has been shown to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in developing babies by up to 70 percent.
The panel agreed that no safe level of drinking during pregnancy has been established.
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