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Pregnant women who don’t get enough folate are at risk of having a baby with neural tube defects, including spina bifida.
Prenatal vitamins became universal when folic acid deficiency was linked to neural tube defects in babies.
Based on epidemiological data, this nutrient helps prevent defects in an embryo’s neural tube, the precursor for the brain and spinal cord.
Most prenatal vitamins help cover the 400 micrograms the CDC recommends to help prevent neural tube defects.
An additional 581 had neural tube defects, 262 had eye abnormalities and 662 had some other form of central nervous system dysfunction.
About half of those infants were born with microcephaly or brain abnormalities, 20% were born with neural tube defects or other early brain issues, 22% had nervous system damage and 9% had eye problems.
Christina Hanson, 27, who has spina bifida, a neural tube defect, and uses a wheelchair, was one of the people reported missing.
Yet, past studies have linked fevers to a variety of birth defects, including cleft lip or cleft palate, certain types of heart defects, and neural tube defects commonly called spina bifida.
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