Taking folic acid every day, both before you conceive and throughout your pregnancy, is the most important thing you can do to prevent neural tube defects in your baby. The neural tube connects the brain and the spinal cord. It develops in the first few weeks of pregnancy.
Folic Acid helps:
Make nucleic acids which is needed for proper production and maintenance of cells
Our bodies especially during periods of rapid cell division, such as pregnancy and infancy
Makes red blood cells
Each tablet contains 1 mg of Folic Acid (as Folate).
Recommended dose: Adults take 1 tablet daily.