How Much Folic Acid is Needed During Pregnancy?
During pregnancy period the folic acid dose for you must be determined by your gynecologist. Generally a pregnant woman takes 4 milligrams a day. One tablet is 1 milligram. Thus it is necessary to take folic acid four times a day.
One tablet of folic acid (or folate) contains 1000 mcg. The minimum limit of folic acid at pregnancy is 800 mcg a day required.