Folic Acid Is Very Important During Pregnancy

Medical Park Göztepe Hospital Complex IVF and Obstetrics and IVF Specialist Op. Dr. Betül Görgen “The use of folic acid is started at 1 month ago before pregnancy and continued as 400 mcg per day during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Using folic acid reduces 70 percent of brain and spinal cord diseases that may occur in infant. It also plays an important role in cell growth and organ development.”said.

Foods rich in folic acid

  • Liver
  • Green leafy vegetables (spinach, purslane, watercress, arugula, lettuce, parsley)
  • Other organ meats
  • Red Meat
  • Dry beans
  • Egg
  • Yoghurt
  • Milk
  • Whole grain cereals

 

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