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Posted by: Roxxy | 2008/01/11

is it safe to have another child

i had my first child in 2004, she was born 2 months prem due to the fact that i have epilepsy. please help me, is it safe for me to have another child??
i am under a neurologist and have been advised that i will be on medication for the rest of my life.

is it advisable to have a second child??
would the same happen that the baby is born prem??

please help
thanks

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There are many epileptic medications which are relatively safe in pregnancy and not really linked to preterm birth, so there is no obvious reason why you should not have another child.

Best wishes

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