Management of Pregnancy in Women with Epilepsy

Mark S Yerby
North Pacific Epilepsy Research and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA

The management of women with epilepsy is an area that has received increased attention from neurologists. The discrimi-nation and bias of past eras has gradually given way to an atmosphere in which marriage and child rearing is considered acceptable for women with epilepsy. Therefore, we tend to forget that until 1963 most states in the US had legislation prohibiting marriage for persons with epilepsy.
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