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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Take Folic First! - 01/26/15

Welcome to a group discussion for women about folic acid and pregnancy. Folic acid is a building block of life. ...

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month - 01/14/15

Birth Defects are common, costly and critical. Every 4 ½ minutes a baby is born with a major birth defect. ...

CDC looks back at 2013 health challenges, ahead to 2014 health worries - 01/03/14

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s job is to detect health threats, stop outbreaks, and prevent illness and injury. ...