Folic Acid can help prevent premature births

Doctors have long recomended taking folic acid supplements taken for a year before pregnancy, to reduce the risk of certain birth defects. But now a new study shows an additional benefit: folic acid can cut the risk of premature births by 70% and save thousands of lives, say researchers.

One in three babies born under 28 weeks die, and others face lifelong disability.

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