Women Who Took Folic Acid by Pre-Pregnancy Knowledge, Canada, 2006-2007

According to the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey, more than three-quarters of women in the survey knew before their pregnancy that folic acid could help prevent some birth defects. Women who knew that this was the case were more likely to take folic acid before and during their pregnancy.1

1Public Health Agency of Canada. What Mothers Say: The Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey. Ottawa: Public Health Agency of Canada; 2009