Medicine Folic acid in bread could prevent 100s of miscarriages: College of Public Health Medicine

Medicine Folic acid in bread could prevent 100s of miscarriages: College of Public Health Medicine

Medicine Folic acid in bread could prevent 100s of miscarriages: College of Public Health Medicine

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Davina Maddox’s son David who died in an early phase of pregnancy after scans revealed he had anencephaly often caused by a lack of folic acid. Video / Mike Scott

Putting folic acid in bread could prevent hundreds of miscarriages a year, public health experts say – an “iceberg of heartbreak” invisible to most New Zealanders.

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