Folic acid is especially important for women who are able to get pregnant. When a woman has enough folic acid in her body before and during pregnancy, it can prevent major birth defects.
During the first trimester the only thing you may be bonded with is the toilet bowl. Once you begin to feel your baby move or kick it may be easier to develop a connection. Here are a few fun and easy ways to begin a relationship with your growing baby:
Your second prenatal visit will probably take less time than the first, but some very important information is being collected. Read more about it!
In addition to the tests and measurements you've come to anticipate at your regular prenatal visits, at 21 - 24 weeks you may well have some additional tests. Read more!