All women of childbearing age are encouraged to add folic acid to fulfill their daily nutritional needs. Within our "Folic Acid Critical for Early Embryonic Development" article, we offered greater insight into how simply adding this to your diet, you can reduce your baby's risk of spina bifida and other birth defects! Drop us a note in the comment sections and join our efforts to raise awareness! Your encouragement will be read by other moms-to-be and perhaps YOU will be the one that makes a difference!