At DSM, we know that healthy babies start with healthy pregnancies. Low folate status during pregnancy is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects (NTD) in the fetus. Additionally, high levels of folic acid during gestation are associated with insulin resistance and obesity at 5 years of age. Methylfolate increases blood folate levels to a greater extent than folic acid. Metafolin® for Early Life Nutrition is a highly bioavailable form of folate for expectant mothers.
Moms are looking for reassurance and trust from the nutritional solutions they choose for their babies. Did you know that a top driver for infant formula purchase preference is how close the product is to breast milk?* Methylfolate is the predominant folate source in breast milk. Metafolin® INF is a highly bioavailable form of folate for infants, supporting infant brain development.
*New DSM Infant/Toddler U&A Study (2021) & Maternal Study (2022)