Health of Unborn Babies

Living Longer - Living Well
A media series with Harry Haramis.

Transcript— Ensuring the health and safety of your unborn baby is so important. Sometimes women ask me why consuming the B vitamin "folic acid" is important the early weeks of pregnancy. And the answer is that folic acid can prevent serious brain and spinal defects, such as spina bifida. Women should also remember there is no time during pregnancy when drinking alcohol is safe.