START TAKING FOLIC ACID NOW - 04/03/17

Taking Folic Acid helps prevent unborn children from developing certain birth defects like spina bifida and Neural Tube Defects. To ...

SKIP THE ALCOHOL - 02/27/17

Despite what some people might say, even a couple of drinks of alcohol during your pregnancy could cause harm to ...

HOW FOLIC ACID BENEFITS EVERYONE - 02/27/17

We talk all the time about the benefits of Folic Acid for women planning on getting pregnant. While the B ...

FOLIC ACID MAY HELP WITH CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS - 01/24/17

We often state the benefits of folic acid in reducing the risk of neural tube defects in babies. Now, just ...

AMERICAN WOMEN NOT GETTING ENOUGH FOLATE FOLIC ACID IN DIET - 01/24/17

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 3 percent of babies born in the United States [each ...

BENEFITS BEYOND PREGNANCY - 12/15/16

The primary reason for taking Folic Acid is to help reduce the risk of birth defects in pregnant mothers. However, ...

BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH - 12/15/16

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The theme for 2017 is “Prevent to Protect: Prevent Infections for baby’s protection.”

We ...

Gov. Hutchinson Signs Proclamation for National Birth Defects Month - 01/13/16

The Arkansas Children’s Hospital Birth Defects Prevention team joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson as he signed a proclamation declaring January as ...

Research Shows Latina Women at Higher Risk to Have Babies with NTDs - 03/18/15

Los suplementos de ácido fólico han demostrado reducir el riesgo de defectos de nacimiento como espina bífida y anencefalia si ...

Eating Foods with Folate - 03/18/15

With March being National Nutrition Month, it’s a great time to reevaluate the foods in your fridge, freezer and pantry.

When ...