My obgyn put me on prenatals aspirin and folic acid

Patient

Q: My obgyn put me on prenatals aspirin and folic acid why is that

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Aspirin is to maintain blood flow and preventing any coagulation related miscarriage. Folic acid helps in brain development and prevents any neurological defects or abnormal neural tube formation and any anomalies in the fetus. Both the medicines are safe in early pregnancy. You can continue using them.

Hope this helped
Regards

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