Policy statement on folic acid and neural tube defects.
Toriello, Helga V. PhD; for the Policy and Practice Guideline Committee of the American College of Medical Genetics
Genetics in Medicine.
13(6):593-596, June 2011.
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It now recognized that the use of folate fortification and/or supplementation before initiation of pregnancy can impact the risk of the fetus developing a neural tube defect. This document serves to update the policy statement issued by the American College of Medical Genetics and published in 2005.
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