Folic acid in pregnancy dose

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    What is the dose of folic acid used in pregnancy?

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    The dose of folic acid required during pregnancy is 400 micrograms (mcg) each day.

    However, you should consult your doctor if planning to become pregnant after previously having a pregnancy affected by a neural tube defect as you may require a higher dose of folic acid each day.

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