Folic Acid Intake During Early Pregnancy

Folic Acid Might Lower Autism Risk

Women who take folic acid supplements four weeks before becoming pregnant and also during the first weeks of pregnancy have a lower risk of giving birth to children who eventually become diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Norwegian researchers have reported in JAMA.

PUBLISHED ONLINE (Feb 13, 2013) Medical News Today

SOURCE: JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)

 

L'acide folique pourrait réduire les risques d'autisme

Les femmes qui prennent des suppléments d'acide folique quatre semaines avant la grossesse et pendant les premières semaines de la grossesse ont un risque moindre de donner naissance à des enfants autistes.

Folic Acid Intake During Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced Risk of Autism in Offspring

 A new study by researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests that women who consume the recommended daily dosage of folic acid (the synthetic form of folate or vitamin B-9), during the first month of pregnancy may have a reduced risk of having a child with autism.

PUBLISHED ONLINE (June 14, 2012) ScienceDaily

SOURCE: University of California - Davis Health System


L'apport en acide folique durant la grossesse réduit le risque d'autisme chez les enfants

 Une nouvelle étude suggère que les femmes qui consomment la dose quotidienne recommandée d'acide folique (vitamine B-9), pendant le premier mois de la grossesse ont un risque réduit d'avoir un enfant atteint d'autisme.

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