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Awareness and Use of Preconception Folic Acid among Antenatal Mothers: A Descriptive Study in Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 844-845

Keywords : Folic Acid; Pre-conception; congenital anomalies; Neural Tube defect; antenatal women;

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Folic acid consumption during pre-conception period is necessary for reducing the incidence of neural tube defect (NTD) in addition to other structural congenital anomalies such defects add a burden to families and society. A cross-sectional study was conducted to obtain awareness and use of preconception folic acid intake among antenatal women. Result showed that, (70 %) Maximum woman do not had idea about the role of folic acid during pregnancy. Majority (74 %) do not had knowledge about the appropriate time to take folic acid.

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