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National Folic Awareness Week
January 2 - January 8
“National Folic Acid Awareness Week, observed during the first full week of January every year, brings much-needed attention to this crucial vitamin that is especially important to women who are either pregnant or may become pregnant. Folic acid is a B vitamin that every cell in the body needs for healthy growth and development. Taken before pregnancy and during early pregnancy, folic acid can help protect baby from developing neural tube defects (NTD).” – Kansas Maternal & Child Health
Learn more about folic acid and building awareness around birthing folks’ needs for folic acid: