Pregnancy/Expert Feature - Folate During Pregnancy

Expert Feature - Folate During Pregnancy

published on December 16, 2021

Folate is a necessary nutrient for fetal development during pregnancy. But... why? And how much do we need? Expectful Expert and Specialist Janine Higbie explains why Folate is so important and what the difference is between folate, folic acid, and methylfolate.


Janine Higbie
Janine Higbie, MS, CNS is a board-certified nutritionist with a Master's degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition with a focus on preconception and pre/postnatal nutrition as well as autoimmune conditions. She approaches health holistically, believing “food is medicine,” and loves working with women during a critical time of wellness. With a passion for breaking down complex scientific concepts into actionable advice, she is committed to empowering clients with knowledge and tools to maintain vibrant health for them and their families long after their sessions together. Janine lives in NYC with her husband and two boys.

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