Is it harmful for a pregnant woman to take one tablet of Folic Acid and a multi prenatal vitamin which has 1mg and 800mcg Folic Acid and other vitamins every day?

Answer Answer It should be OK. Folic acid is water soluble, which means you will use what you need and urinate the rest out. My concern is why are you taking both? If you do not have a folic acid deficie... Read More »

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Is 1 mg folic acid equal to 1000 mcg of folic acid?

1 mg is the equivalent of 1000 micrograms or mcg or ug. In the metric system a microgram is 1/1000 the weight of a milligram (mg), in other words it takes 1000mcg to equal 1 mg.

If i do take Folic acid will i get pregnant easily?

Nope. Folic acid just helps prevent neural tube defects in the first few weeks of a growing embryo's life. It has nothing to do with fertility, however you should start taking at least 400mcg of fo... Read More »

What is another name for folic Acid?

Folic acid (also known as Vitamin B9[1] or Folacin) and Folate (the naturally occurring form) are forms of the water-soluble Vitamin B9. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid and Folate inclusive) is essential to... Read More »

How much folic acid to take?

Non pregnant people should have 400 mcg of folic acid and pregnant woman should increase their folic acid intake to 800 mcg.