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Get Enough Folic Acid 


The Basics

How can I get enough folic acid?
There are 2 easy ways to get enough folic acid every day:


  • Take a vitamin with folic acid. You can take a small pill that has only folic acid or take a multivitamin. Vitamins and folic acid pills can be found at most pharmacies and grocery stores.

Talk with your doctor about folic acid.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, your doctor can help you decide how much folic acid is right for you. You may need more folic acid if you have a health condition or are taking certain medicines.