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Effects and safety of periconceptional folate supplementation for preventing birth defects

  1. Luz Maria De-Regil1,*,
  2. Ana C Fernández-Gaxiola2,
  3. Therese Dowswell3,
  4. Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 6 OCT 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007950.pub2


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De-Regil LM, Fernández-Gaxiola AC, Dowswell T, Peña-Rosas JP. Effects and safety of periconceptional folate supplementation for preventing birth defects. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD007950. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007950.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    World Health Organization, Micronutrients Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

  3. 3

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK

*Luz Maria De-Regil, Micronutrients Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland. deregillu@who.int.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 6 OCT 2010

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