Am J Public Health volume 108, issue 6, P799-807 2018 DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2018.304355 View full text
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Tina L. Cheng, Kamila B. Mistry, Guoying Wang, Barry Zuckerman, Xiaobin Wang

Abstract: Findings indicate that fewer than 5% of mothers in the Boston Birth Cohort started folic acid supplements before pregnancy, and approximately one third of mothers had either too low or too high plasma folate levels, which may have important health consequences on both the mother and the child.