The benefits to the unborn baby, of taking 400 ug daily of folic acid before and during pregnancy, have long been established. The Department of Health recommends 400ug folic acid before and during pregnancy Folate contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy It also contributes to normal blood formation Folate is a hard working vitamin contributing to many essential body functions Best taken with Vitamin B12 or a multi-vitamin One tablet typically provides 400μg Folic acid. Tableted with these natural ingredients Natural Lithothamnion calcarea, rice flour, zein protein coating, vegetable magnesium stearate, vegetable stearic acid. Suggested intake Take 1-2 tablets a day, with meals. A daily multivitamin is also recommended.