Folic Acid (Pregnancy Assist)
Folic acid is a B vitamin known in its natural form – that is, as found in natural foods – as folate.
- Protects against birth defects
- Supports healthy immune system
- Helps your baby's growth & development
Folic acid is a B vitamin known in its natural form – that is, as found in natural foods – as folate. Along with vitamin B12, it’s highly important for the formation of red blood cells and helps your nerves to function. Folic acid is also essential for the formation of DNA.
Taking this supplement may help women with PCOS achieve a healthy pregnancy.
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 400mcg
The effect of folic acid on homocysteine (Hcy) in women with PCOS
**elevated Hcy levels are associated with low birth weight, fetal neural tube defects, and recurrent miscarriages.
Taken from the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics -- In a prospective clinical trial, 70 women with PCOS were treated with folic acid for 3 months; of these, 32 were insulin resistant and 38 were not. In both groups Hcy concentrations were significantly decreased following folic acid supplementation.
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