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Conclusions with regard to the intake of folic acid

The intake of folic acid can prevent congenital defects like spina bifida (malformation of the spine and the spinal cord). The answers to the questionnaire clearly showed that only few mothers took folic acid before their pregnancy even though the intake is strongly recommended and should be started two months before the conception, as the professionnals explain