Actually, many OB/Gyn doctors recommend all women take folic acid supplements if they're able to become pregnant. Folic acid deficiencies are associated with spina bifida, a serious birth defect. Because it occurs within the first couple of weeks after conception, most women don't even know they're pregnant yet.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Intolerant to Asacol and rectal mesalamine preparations.
On Prednisone then Entocort 2001-2006 with only short periods off.
Current meds are Colazal, Azathioprine and Remicade.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.