Gadis Indonesia Seksi. Folic Acid Not Prevent Premature Birth. Classified as vitamin B folic acid that can dissolve in water. Lack of folic acid in women of childbearing age can cause the baby is born with neural tube defects and spinal cord. A study involving approximately 73,000 women in Norway found that folic acid consumption during pregnancy did not reduce the number of premature births as long as some people believed. Based on research conducted in 1996 to 2006 against the respondents who consume folic acid, it found 955 cases of spontaneous preterm birth.