Iron is an important mineral that the body needs to produce red blood cells. Vitamin B12 is important for normal blood, cells, and nerves. Folic acid is needed to form healthy cells, especially red blood cells.
Folic acid is used to: treat or prevent folate deficiency anaemia. help your unborn baby's brain, skull and spinal cord develop properly to avoid development problems (called neural tube defects) such as spina bifida.