TagNeural Tube Defect

Folic acid intake is extremely important before and during pregnancy. Insufficiency of folic acid in the mother’s body can cause severe malformations in the baby, such as neural tube defects (NTDs). These NTD’s can include anencephaly, when a baby’s brain does not fully develop, and spina bifida, where the tube enclosing the spinal cord is open at … Read More

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