200 micrograms a day
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Before you conceive and throughout your pregnancy, you need at least 400 micrograms of folic acid daily. You can get what you need from a prenatal vitamin.
Folic acid is essential during pregnancy because it reduces the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly. This important B vitamin may also help prevent cleft lip and palate, low birth weight, and miscarriage.
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