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    The science of prenatal vitamins

    By University Communications
    Published: May 7, 2012

    Choosing a prenatal vitamin can be a challenging decision. University researchers weigh in on the science behind prenatal vitamins and supplements. Hear from Rick Finnell, a geneticist at the Dell Pediatric Research Institute; Michele Forman, an epidemiologist; and Dr. Kimberly Carter, an obstetrician with University of Texas Physicians.

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      Natalie Van Dyck said on June 5, 2012 at 10:01 a.m.
      Interesting to see these points of view from different disciplines. I live in Europe and the discussion about prenatal vitamins. The Northern Scandinavia countries are much further in this than the southern Mediterranean countries. We (The Netherlands) are in the middle, but next to folate (vitamin B11), there is not much of a common interest in this. Thank you for sharing.
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