Folic acid is for all sexually active woman of child bearing age! Fact.
You are not planning to become pregnant so you do not need to take folic acid? Fiction.
Half of all pregnancies in Northern Ireland are unplanned. You might think an unplanned pregnancy couldn’t happen to you, but most contraceptives are only 99% effective. It could happen!
We have all heard the stories about poor women inflicted with the condition commonly known as ‘Baby Brain.’ Women who have brushed their teeth with haemmaroid cream, forgotten how to use the microwave, and left their baby on the bus! Thankfully I have never done any of those things. Which is about the only thing I have to be thankful for as far as Baby Brain goes.