Supplement Use During Pregnancy: Findings from the Growing up in Ireland study
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: KELLY, Dervla (Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
- Co-author(s): O'Dowd, T. (Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Reulbach, U. (HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
Background: Current guidelines recommend that women should use a folic acid supplement from at least 4 weeks before until 12 weeks after conception. There are no evidence-based recommendations for iron supplementation in pregnancy.Aims: The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of folic acid and iron supplement use before and during.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.