Epilepsy is a serious disorder that will almost certainly cause a pregnancy to be labeled as a high-risk pregnancy. However, it is indeed possible for epileptic mothers to deliver healthy babies, as long as they receive the proper prenatal care. If you have epilepsy and you wish to grow your family , consult an obstetrician in Arlington Heights before you try to conceive. You can also watch this featured video to learn about the precautions your obstetrician may take.
This video follows the story of Susie and Steven, who originally hadn’t planned on having children because of Susie’s epilepsy. But when Susie turned 35, she realized that she wanted to try for a baby. Thanks to the careful planning and monitoring of her obstetrician, the couple finally welcomed a healthy baby boy.