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Folate (Quatrefolic®)

400 ug200% NRV

Also known as vitamin B9, folic acid is one of the most important vitamins for supporting the health of both mother and baby during pregnancy.

It contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy and, most importantly, helps to prevent neural tube defects in the developing foetus. The two most common types of neural tube defects are anencephaly and spina bifida.

In addition to pregnant women, the NHS actually recommends that all women of child-bearing age should take a daily folic acid supplement. This is because the earlier a woman begins taking folic acid, the better the chance they have of a safe and successful delivery.

The beneficial effect of folic acid is obtained with a daily intake of 400µg (the exact amount contained in Her9) for at least one month before and up to three months after conception.

However, not all vitamins are created equal and many people are unable to convert regular folate supplements into its biologically active form. Quatrefolic® is a fourth-generation folate that solves this issue by providing longer-lasting stability, improved bioavailability and the highest level of safety.