AuthorsDen.com  Join (free) | Login 

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Lloyd Lofthouse, iKaren Epp, iRoland Allnach, iAndrew Updegrove, iDr. Stanley Crawford, iJ.J. Snow, iDietmar Rothe, i
  Home > Self-Help > Articles
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Stacey Chillemi

· Become a Fan
  Notify me of new titles
  added by this author.

· 536 titles
· 796 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Sep, 2002

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Success Story
   Contact Author
   Message Board
   Read Reviews

Newsletter
Subscribe to the Stacey Chillemi Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:


Books
· The Adventures of Covenant Cove

· Stranger Lurking in the Shadows

· The Ultimate Guide to Living Longer and Feeling Younger: The Essential Nutr

· GANGS: How to Keep Your Children Away from Gangs, Drugs & Violence

· HOW TO BUY A HOME USING A VA LOAN: What Every Home Buyer Should Know

· Beginners Tips for Horse Training: What Every Horse Trainer Should Know

· How to Purify Your Drinking Water: Understanding the Importance of Purifyin

· The Complete Herbal Guide: A Natural Approach to Healing the Body - Heal Yo

· Learn How to Become Wealthy Selling Ebooks on the Internet

· Epilepsy You're Not Alone


Short Stories
· Stranger Lurking In the Shadows

· Tish’s Story

· Trish’s Story

· Mike's Story

· Shirley's Story

· Jane Gillespie Story

· Donna’s Story

· My Father Was My Hero – If He Couldn’t Build It No One Could

· The Ultimate Home

· What is your destiny?


Articles
· 2014 Top Recommended Health Products

· 10 steps to boost your self-confidence

· Is organic stevia better than sugar and other artificial sweeteners?

· PROFESSIONAL CHOICE VITAMINS: The # 1 Doctors Choice in Vitamins

· Sandra Bullock Goes Dog Crazy for Dogs with Special Needs

· Ben Affleck - THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE DOG LOVERS IN THE ACTING WORLD!

· FAMOUS DOG Lovers

· DOGS BRING FAMILY CLOSER TOGETHER!

· Nothing makes Jessica Biel happier than spending time with her dogs

· LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE DOG LOVERS IN THE ACTING WORLD!


Poetry
· Nestling By the Fire with My Dog Jaliela

· Listen To Your Heart and Adopt a Dog Today

· Dogs Bring New Meaning to Life

· Dogs Bring Peace and Happiness into Our Hearts

· Dogs Hold the Keys to Our Hearts

· Dogs Are Gifts from the Heaven Above

· I’ll Be There by Your Side

· Puppy Love

· A Love of a Lifetime

· SUPERDOGGIE

         More poetry...
News
· Ways to make a difference

· The Complete Herbal Guide Offers an Expert Page To Authors

· Become a Member of the complete Herbal Guide

· Would you like to become an expert on the Complete Herbal Guide?

· The new launch of our health website

· Want a Huge Increase in Business?

· The Complete Herbal Guide Invites You to Join Our Community Mailing List

Stacey Chillemi, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

Written By

Stacey Chillemi



Did you know that women with epilepsy have fewer children than any other women?  Yet feeling insecure about ourselves is perhaps the most common drawbacks with women who have epilepsy.   Researchers think “Women with epilepsy have a higher rate of menstrual cycle irregularities and other gynecological problems that may interfere with fertility.”  This is not true .    More than 90% of women with epilepsy who choose to become pregnant have healthy babies. 

Secondly, the reason for such a small amount of people with epilepsy having babies could be because of personal choice.  Having your first child brings out many fears because you do not know what to expect and is going to happen.  Women with epilepsy do have a greater risk of having a baby with certain kinds of birth defects.  The rate is 4 - 6% for women with epilepsy, compared with the rate of 2 - 3% in the general population.

In the past, they discouraged women with epilepsy from having children and sometimes were sterilized against their will to prevent pregnancy.  However, now the public’s understanding of epilepsy has grown, and the medical community has useful information to share with women who have seizures and want to become pregnant.  

Epilepsy has not stopped me from having a two beautiful babies and a wonderful family.  I can be the best mother ever with epilepsy.  Epilepsy has not interfered with my life in any way shape of form.  To survive and live happily, you need to think positively and have faith, faith in yourself.

 

Web Site Epilepsy and Pregnancy
f

Reader Reviews for "Can Women With Epilepsy Have Babies"


Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 10/6/2006
I can relate to this write because I too have two beautiful & healthy children, as well as two beautiful and healthy grandchildren. I also have form of epilepsy, my seizures began when I was thirteen and we have never found a reason for them even after undergoing extensive tests. I am on medication that I have taken since then, and have been able to decrease the amount over the years. But I was told in 1984 that my chances for a healthy baby were very slim by my family physician, I did not understand this because I had already given birth to my first child. I was even given the option of abortion...thankfully I had a good head on my shoulders and do not believe in abortions either. I told him that what was meant to be would be, if I was intended to have a child with some type of birth defects, then I would raise it and love it as much as a healthy child. That baby in question is now nearly 22 years old with a wonderful three year old....loved your article and will be checking back in more often...glad I stumbled upon your sight. Great writing.
Blessings from Kentucky,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/28/2004
Maybe it is because the woman is scared that she will pass epilepsy on to her unborn child, and she may not be able to help them lest she should happen to suffer a seizure. All these fears are understandable and justifiable! But glad that more women with epilepsy (such as yourself) ARE becoming pregnant and are raising children! Good for you!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your Tx., friend, Karen Lynn. :D

Books by
Stacey Chillemi



Beginners Tips for Horse Training: What Every Horse Trainer Should Know

Buy Options
Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




Stranger Lurking in the Shadows

Buy Options
Kindle, more..




The Adventures of Covenant Cove

Buy Options
Kindle, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




How to Become Wealthy Selling Ebooks on the Internet

Buy Options
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




HOW TO BUY A HOME USING A VA LOAN: What Every Home Buyer Should Know

Buy Options
Kindle, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




GANGS: How to Keep Your Children Away from Gangs, Drugs & Violence

Buy Options
Kindle, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..




The Ultimate Guide to Living Longer and Feeling Younger: The Essential Nutr

Buy Options
Kindle, Barnes & Noble, more..


Popular
Self-Help Articles
  1. The Paradox Of Now
  2. Your Two Inherent Skills To Manifest Anyth
  3. WHY...A FLY?
  4. How To Rearrange Your Brain For Maximum Su
  5. A New Message from a Tired Lady
  6. Chapter Excerpt : Journaling Through Pregn
  7. How To Magnetize Your Brain For Natural At
  8. Images! Images! Where are the Images?
  9. Late Great Literary Careers
  10. Asking for What I Want
  11. Focusing on Love and Apprecation
  12. Where Fear Comes From And How To Obliterat
  13. How To Obliterate Inner Conflict For Natur
  14. Gratitude through second chances...
  15. Self-Confidence + Positive Thinking Equals
  16. The 5 Wealth Secrets That Made Bill Gates
  17. Add VALUE, Become RICH!
  18. How to Succeed With Your New Year’s Resolu
  19. Leverage The Power Of Negative Feedback To
  20. Why Being Lazy is a Positive Trait

You can also search authors by alphabetical listing: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen

© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.