Dietary Birth Defects

Proper nutrition prior to conception and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects.

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Father’s diet prior to conception can also play a role in the developing fetus

Previous research has shown that what mothers eat during pregnancy affects the health of their offspring. But now, a new study suggests that a father’s diet prior to conception could also play an important role in their child’s health, particularly when it comes to consumption of folate.