Anticonvulsants in pregnancy.

  • Roy Meadow
  • Published 1991 in Archives of disease in childhood

Abstract

Epilepsy and pregnancy Recurrent seizures affect at least 1% of women who are of childbearing age, but as the fertility of both men and women with epilepsy is slightly reduced,' about one in 200 pregnancies occurs in a woman with epilepsy. Most of these women are taking anticonvulsants regularly. Pregnancy has an unpredictable affect on seizure frequency.2… (More)

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