Neural Tube Defects

Neural tube defects, Prevention, Folic Acid Supplementation, Women

The AAFP recommends that all women planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.43 to 0.8 mg (400 to 800 µg) of folic acid. (2009)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsnrfol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)