What Does it Mean to be Fortified? - 09/30/19

While folic acid is available over the counter, the other way to increase the amount of the supplement in your ...

Understanding and Preventing Spina Bifida - 09/30/19

This month, efforts are underway nationwide to increase awareness of the devastating birth defect known as spina bifida, as well ...

Seven Ways to Keep Baby Safe - 08/26/19

September is National Baby Safety Month. While the intention is to educate parents and caregivers about keeping infants safe and ...

Folic Acid and Air Pollution - 08/26/19

While Arkansas has been under the national average in air pollution for the past four years, and continues to be ...

Signs you need folic acid - 07/26/19

For some Americans, folic acid isn’t just necessary for reducing the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs), it’s vital for ...

Six things all parents should do before kids go back to school - 07/26/19

Students across the state of Arkansas will be heading back to the classroom this month. While shopping for new supplies ...

Empowering Young Women with Folic Acid - 07/03/19

Taking folic acid one to three months before conception can greatly reduce the risk of the child developing birth defects, ...

Planning for the Unexpected - 07/03/19

It’s not something anyone thinks will happen to them, but each year, roughly 50% of all pregnancies in the United ...

Folic Acid may reduce the risk of gestational diabetes - 05/21/19

Taking 400 mcg of folic acid every day can reduce the risk of unborn children developing neural tube defects in ...

The Benefits of Folic Acid for Dad - 05/21/19

We discuss the importance of folic acid for expectant mothers and their children. But the B vitamin can be just ...

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