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Prevalence of maternal preconception risk factors: an Italian multicenter survey
(BioMed Central, 2014-11-23)
Objectives: Adequate preconception maternal health care is essential to reduce the risk of unwanted pregnancy outcomes and complications. Still, many women are exposed to a number of unhealthy risk factors both before and ...
Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a prospective observational cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2014-11-02)
Background: Health authorities in numerous countries recommend periconceptional folic acid supplementation to prevent neural tube defects. The objective of this study was to examine the association of dietary folate intake ...
Prevalence and determinants of preconception folic acid use: an Italian multicenter survey
(BioMed Central, 2016-07-13)
Background: Women in many countries are advised to use folic acid supplements before and early during pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in their infants. This study aimed to update the prevalence and to ...
Paternal characteristics associated with maternal periconceptional use of folic acid supplementation
(BioMed Central, 2018-05-30)
Background: Maternal predictors of folic acid (FA) supplementation use to reduce offspring risk of neural tube defects are well known, while paternal determinants for maternal FA use are less known. Such knowledge is ...