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Women with epilepsy

  • : Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

This feature discusses the impact of epilepsy and its treatment on women in the childbearing years. Areas covered include contraception, labour, pregnancy and lactation and the impact anti-epileptic drugs may have on a developing foetus and baby. The discussion is led by Associate Professor Cecilie Lander from the University of Queensland.

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  • Introduction 0:00
  • What contraceptive advice does one give to women taking anti-epileptic drugs? 0:35
  • Which drugs have the best safety profile for use in pregnancy? 2:14
  • Key points when managing women with epilepsy who are pregnant 6:32
  • What advice would you give to women taking anti-epileptic drugs who are considering breastfeeding? 9:51

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Women with epilepsy
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Duration
11:41
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Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
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