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Supplementation During Pregnancy Is Critical –U.S. medical organizations recommend multivitamins for pregnant women–

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – In response to a report1 titled “Vitamin supplementation in pregnancy,” published today in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

crn-logoStatement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: 

“Reputable medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association, recommend that pregnant women take a multivitamin as a way to assure they are getting adequate nutrients such as folic acid and iodine that

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CRN Urges Cautious Interpretation of Non-Peer Reviewed Study On Folate and Autism

CRNheader-basic14In response to a conference paper1 titled “Maternal Plasma Folate, Vitamin B12 Levels and Multivitamin Supplement during Pregnancy and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Boston Birth Cohort,” presented today at the 2016 International Meeting for Autism Research, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: 

“The benefits of supplemental folic acid for women of child-bearing age in preventing birth defects such as spina bifida are well-established and the accompanying public read more…

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