KEY STUDY On cognitive development, McNulty et al. BMC Medicine (2019)1
CConfirms beneficial intake
of 400µg folic acid for all 9 months of pregnancy
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1. McNulty et al. BMC Medicine (2019) 17:196 Children of mothers taking folic acid throughout pregnancy scored significantly higher on cognitive development at age 3 years and word reasoning at age 7 years, compared to those in whom folic acid supplementation was stopped after the first tr imester. 2. L Brough, GA Rees, MA Crawford, RH Morton, EK Dorman (2010) Br J Nutr. 2010 Aug;104(3):437-45 3. Agrawal, R. et al. Prospective randomised trial of multiple micronutrients in women undergoing ovulation induction, Reproductive BioMedicine Online December 2011. 4. A beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 200mg DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids for adults.
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