Folic acid and iron are very important for pregnant women. The sufficiency of these two substances not only prevents the impairment of the brain and spinal cord in infants but also can make them born more intelligent. This was the result of a recent study conducted in Nepal.
The study which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says iron supplements and folic acid which are consumed before and during pregnancy makes babies born to have intelligence and better motor skills than infants whose mothers did not consume prenatal supplements. (more…)