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When should you start taking a tailored pregnancy supplement with Folic Acid?

As soon as your pregnancy test is positive
On the first day of your missed period
As soon as you stop using contraception
After the first visit to your midwife

Folic Acid & Vitamin D: A supplemental folic acid daily intake of 400 μg for at least one month before and up to three months after conception increases maternal folate status. Low maternal
folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus. Vitamin D helps to support muscle function and normal bones and teeth for mums-to-be
and build up Vitamin D stores for the baby in their early days. Vitamin B2 and B12: Help release energy from food. Vitamin C, Iron and Zinc: Help the immune system function normally.

Last updated: November 2014