Burton Rochelson MD Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstectrics ai NS LIJ Healthcare System000aDrMDK
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Dr. Rochelson: I think Dr. Frugal mentioned this or alluded to it. It is really an opportunity to intervene in reducing the risk of birth defects by telling women and the child-bearing age or near the child-bearing age to take additional folic acid and that is the point of entry for a lot of patients into the system. By the time you are pregnant it is too late for folic acid to make a difference.