Skip Nav
Photography
The Story Behind This Taco Bell-Inspired Smash Is Sweeter Than Any Cake
Little Kids
Mom Warns Other Parents After a Terrifying Experience With Strangers at Ikea
Daughters
How a Dad Was There For His Daughter When Her Mom Couldn't Be

Folic Acid For Pregnancy

What's the Deal With Folic Acid?

Happy National Folic Acid Awareness Week! Most women of childbearing age have heard of folic acid: it's one of the first terms bandied about when women start talking about having children, but not everyone knows why it's so crucial to the health of the developing baby.

What's your folic acid IQ? Do you know how much to take and when, and why the B vitamin is so important? Take the following quiz and increase your awareness.

What's the Deal With Folic Acid?

When should women begin taking folic acid?

Progress  
Image Source: Thinkstock
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
George and Amal Clooney at Cesar Film Awards February 2017
Ciara and Russell Wilson at MAKERS Conference February 2017
Natalie Portman Vanity Fair Pregnant Photo January 2017
Laura Prepon Pregnant Photo at Sundance Film Festival 2017
Peta Murgatroyd Pregnancy Photo on Instagram November 2016
Panda the Cat Protecting Baby Bump
Maternity Costumes

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds