"Take Me, Take Me Now!" - Folic Fred is now LIVE on Youtube!

Watch this quirky video starring Folic Fred! It carries a vital message - women need to take folic acid BEFORE they become pregnant.

Everyday in the UK at least two of the babies conceived will go on to develop neural tube defects. Up to 70% of these could be prevented if women took folic acid at the right time and dosage.



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Go Folic! is led by:

Spina bifida • Hydrocephalus • Information • Networking • Equality - SHINE (Registered Charity No 249338), covering England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Scotland is covered by the Scottish Spina Bifida Association - SSBA (Scottish Charity No SC 013328).

Our special thanks go to the Go Folic! Women's Nutrition Project in San Francisco for their inspiration and support.