Submitted by paige-dawkins on Tue, 21/08/2018 - 14:41
Mel talks about her experience from being first diagnosed with epilepsy, to becoming pregnant and seeking treatment and support from Epilepsy Society at our Sir William Gowers medical centre.
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Fri, 10/02/2017 - 11:41
New mum Emma Johnstone and her husband Will, look back at how love and romance played a part in Emma's epilepsy surgery
Submitted by Nicola-Swanborough on Mon, 24/10/2016 - 16:20
Sodium valproate should not be prescribed to women with epilepsy who are of child bearing age,unless there has been a full discussion of the potential risks and benefits to the woman and any future unborn child, warn medics.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Mon, 16/05/2016 - 17:57
The Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman MP, has highlighted the importance of raising awareness of the risks epilepsy drug sodium valproate can pose to pregnancy.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Mon, 18/04/2016 - 12:57
Study finds women with epilepsy have no more infertility risks than healthy women
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Tue, 05/04/2016 - 00:00
A new study has identified a component of hormonal contraceptives that may be responsible for an increased seizure risk in some women with epilepsy.
Submitted by olivia-rzadkiewicz on Mon, 08/02/2016 - 15:45
Pregnant women and those planning families should seek advice of a medical specialist