Paternal characteristics associated with maternal periconceptional use of folic acid supplementation

Published on May 30, 2018in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth2.239
· DOI :10.1186/S12884-018-1830-1
Jan Helge Seglem Mortensen9
Estimated H-index: 9
(University of Bergen),
Nina Øyen36
Estimated H-index: 36
(University of Bergen)
+ 3 AuthorsTone Bjørge59
Estimated H-index: 59
(University of Bergen)
Background Maternal predictors of folic acid (FA) supplementation use to reduce offspring risk of neural tube defects are well known, while paternal determinants for maternal FA use are less known. Such knowledge is important to increase women’s compliance to recommended periconceptional FA use.
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