Acid test

2019-03-06 03:10:18

By Hazel Muir PREGNANT women who take the recommended folic acid supplements may be more likely to have twins, say researchers in Sweden. The supplements cut the risk of birth defects, but twins have their own problems—they are more likely to be premature, have low birth weights and suffer from cerebral palsy. Many women take the vitamin folic acid before and during pregnancy to reduce the risk that their babies will have neural-tube defects, such as spina bifida. In the US,