Due to the risk of spina bifida and other birth defects due to deficiency states, it is highly advised to take a multi vitamin. Make sure it is suited for pregnant women. In Australia, Elevit is very popular.
"The benefits of Elevit with Iodine are extensive. Elevit includes a high level of folic acid and is different from other pregnancy supplements because it's the only supplement clinically proven to reduce the risk of neural tube defects like spina bifida by 92%."
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