Obstetrical complications in women with epilepsy

  title={Obstetrical complications in women with epilepsy},
  author={Ingrid Borthen},
PURPOSE Better knowledge of risk factors for women with epilepsy giving birth. METHOD Investigating all studies reporting complications in pregnancy and deliveries in women with epilepsy during the last 15 years. RESULTS Studies have observed that women with epilepsy have a higher risk of preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, bleeding in pregnancy, caesarean delivery (CD), excessive bleeding postpartum, preterm birth, and small for gestational age. It has been unclear whether the… CONTINUE READING
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