Folic Acid

Bring home the baby-bump friendly B vitamin.

A key nutrient for women in every stage of life

Folic acid helps support a healthy brain and nervous system throughout life. But it’s also an important B vitamin for women of childbearing age and pregnant women. Learn more to find the right folic acid supplement for you.

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Understanding folic acid

Folic acid is foundational to whole body health, especially for women.

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What is folic acid?

Folic acid is a B vitamin (B9 to 'b' more specific) that supports cellular energy production in the body.† But for women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, folic acid isn't just any B vitamin. Folic acid plays an important role in a baby's neural development.†

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Who should take a folic acid supplement?

Everyone needs folic acid, but it's particularly important for women of childbearing age. In fact, many medical professionals recommend that women increase their folic acid intake even before they're expecting, which is why folic acid is included in our Women’s Multivitamin and Prenatal Multivitamins. We make it easy for you to get the folic acid you need with our Folic Acid (B9) supplement.

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What is folic acid good for?

Folic acid plays a critical role in the proper development of a baby's nervous system.† Adequate folic acid in healthy diets may reduce a woman's risk of having a child with a neural tube defect. Folic acid is an essential vitamin and a meaningful nutrient for women everywhere.


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Women who do not consume enough dietary folate or take a folic acid supplement are at an increased risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect. Folic acid is needed for the development of baby’s neural tube, which is formed early in pregnancy, leading many to start folic acid supplements before they’re even pregnant. If you’re looking to increase folic acid intake, shop for folic acid online. At Nature Made, our Folic Acid tablets help support women before and during pregnancy. This dietary supplement only uses high quality ingredients in each and every tablet. If you’re looking to buy a folate supplement, you can trust that you are getting the very best supplements when choosing Nature Made. Give your body the support it needs with our vitamins and supplements today.