NY Daily News

Monday, June 18, 2012

A new study announced this week suggests that women who consume the recommended daily dosage of folic acid during the first month of pregnancy may have a reduced risk of having a child with autism.

The study furthers the researchers’ earlier investigations, which found that prenatal vitamins around the time of conception have a protective effect against autism, but this time researchers from the UC Davis MIND Institute sought to pinpoint folic acid’s role.

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