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Advice on folic acid

We are planning for pregnancy and doctor have prescribed folic acid for one month, and still not yet conceived Should we continue taking folic acid ? If so till how long ?
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello.. Well you need continue the folic acid tabs even till the first trimester of pregnancy.. So do not worry about it..continue the tablets...taking it prior to pregnancy will help you from preventing neural tube defects..so go ahead and continue the tablets
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