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Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent

Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent: Introduction

Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that a deficiency of Folic Acid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent is available below.

Symptoms of Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent

Treatments for Folic Acid Deficiency -- Teratogenic Agent

  • Public education regarding risks of folic acid deficiency in pregnancy
  • Pre-pregnancy counseling and supplementation
  • Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the mother has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
  • Appropriate neonatal and ongoing surveillance and care for affected Babies and children
  • more treatments...»

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