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hii..  I have completed 25weeks.My Dr advised me to continue 5mg folic acid along with 1.1mg folic acid present in iron tablet. I am confused as I consulted another Dr at my home town and she told not to take 5mg folic acid. kindly guide me... m very confused and worried



puchu

u can have folic acid supplement bt as ur iron tablet already hv folic acid its of no use. bt if u hv there is no harm, and if u dnt hv then also its no harm. mainly doc advised spclly folic acid 1st 3 months coz of baby's neuro development and spina bifida prevention which develops in 1st 3 months.

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