Brand new research just came out today, noting that women with epilepsy can have a safe pregnancy, so long as...
Brand new research just came out today, noting that women with epilepsy can have a safe pregnancy, so long as they follow some basic guidelines. The guidelines introduced today are good news for the women who do have epilepsy and their babies. According to USA Today, "About three to five of every 1,000 births in the USA are to women with epilepsy." The guidelines, developed by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society and published in the journal Neurology, note among other tips, that women with epilepsy should stop smoking and take single, rather than double prescriptions (or more) of anti-seizure medications. To see all the tips for women with epilepsy check out the full piece: Epileptic women can have safe pregnancy.

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