A highly bioavailable form of folate for expectant mothers and infants.

Methylfolate for Maternal Nutrition

At dsm-firmenich, 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. 


Giving moms and babies a healthy start with Calcium L-Methylfolate (Metafolin®)

Download our latest infographic to discover how Metafolin® can support healthy pregnancies more effectively than folic acid.

Methylfolate for Infant Nutrition

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)


Supporting infant growth with Calcium L-Methylfolate (Metafolin®)

Download our latest infographic to learn more about the predominant source of folate in breastmilk.

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