Folic Acid

Why taking Folic Acid is a healthy option during pregnancy?

Here at Risaa IVF, a leading network of fertility clinics in India, we wish to be the leaders in spreading awareness about Infertility. Today we would like to share information on why Folic Acid supplements are vital for having healthy pregnancy through fertility treatment.


Folic acid is a type of B vitamin usually advised to women who are planning to become a mother.


Taking couple of folic acid supplements before pregnancy helps in lowering risks of neural tube defects that ensures complete development of spinal cord in the baby’s nervous system.


What is Folic Acid made of?


Folic Acid is a man-made composition of B vitamin Folate. It is vital for production of red blood cells and development of baby’s neural tube in the brain and spinal cord. It is usually found in high amounts in green leafy vegetables like broccoli, fenugreek, spinach, cabbage, cauliflower and many more.


How Folic Acid benefits pregnant mothers?


  • Helps in proper synthesis and repair of DNA and RNA.
  • Aids in rapid cell division and growth.
  • Produces more healthy red blood cells.
  • Enhances mental well-being.
  • Boosts heart health.


What are the best natural sources of Folic Acid?


Green Leafy Vegetables:

  • Spinach
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Peas
  • Lettuce

Other sources of Folic acid:

  • Milk
  • Egg yolk
  • Beans
  • Black Beans
  • Kidney Beans
  • Citrus Fruits
  • Papaya
  • Oranges
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Lentils
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Fortified whole wheat bread
  • Raspberries


Recommended dosage of Folic Acid for women



Every couple dreams of having a baby to complete their family. Our clinic is a well-known IVF clinic in Delhi that offers a wide-range of fertility treatments and services.


We at Risaa IVF are a team of skilled experts, senior embryologists and staff members who ensure that you have a successful IVF treatment with us.


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