Folic Acid: Autism Preventative - NBC Chicago

    Folic Acid: Autism Preventative

    Doctors now advise pregnant women to take 400 micrograms of folic acid every day. A new study says folic acid supplements taken early in pregnancy may reduce Autism risk by 40%. NBC's Erika Edwards reports. (Published Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013) Doctors now advise pregnant women to take 400 micrograms of folic acid every day. A new study says folic acid supplements taken early in pregnancy may... See More