Help Prevent Birth Defects

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Plan ahead

You can get 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day. Folic acid is B vitamin. If a woman has enough folic acid in her body at least one month before and during pregnancy, it can help prevent major birth defects of the developing brain and spine ( anencephaly and spina bifida).

* Try to avoid harmful substances and also avoid alcohol at any time during pregnancy. If women is pregnant they need to take cautious with there baby.

Avoid harmful substances

* Try to avoid harmful substances and also avoid alcohol at any time during pregnancy. If women is pregnant they need to take cautious with there baby. Avoid smoking cigarettes it will hurt the baby if you don't avoid it. Smoking can hurt the baby and can have problems in the future. Also, avoid marijuana and other "street drugs" if you use this the baby will have preterm, a low birth weight, or has other health problems, such a birth defects.