What are the recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) for folic acid in children?

Updated: Dec 26, 2017
  • Author: Mark Rosenbloom, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Answer

The RDAs in children are as follows:

  • Age 0-6 months (adequate intake) - 65 mcg

  • Age 6-12 months (adequate intake) - 80 mcg

  • Age 1-3 years - 150 mcg

  • Age 4-8 years - 200 mcg

  • Age 9-13 - 300 mcg


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