Labour, birth and after the baby is born (Epilepsy Action)

Most women with epilepsy give birth without complications but there are some important things to think about and questions you may have. Epilepsy Action provides info on:

  • Labour and giving birth
  • Where can I give birth?
  • What pain relief can I have during labour?
  • Water birth
  • Can I breastfeed?
  • Do I need my epilepsy medicines adjusting after the birth?
  • Post-natal depression
  • Looking after yourself and your baby

Web pages:

Helpline: 0808 800 5050



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