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By On August 26th, 2013

Reducing Epilepsy Drug Dosage May Lower Chance of Birth Defects

Many women on medication for epilepsy find the desire to begin a family can be absolutely terrifying because of the high risk of having a child with a range of disabilities or malformations. But, researchers in Australia have found a possible solution that may give epileptic women greater chances of having a healthy and happy…

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By On March 26th, 2013

Antidepressants Not Harmful During Pregnancy

Antidepressants taken during pregnancy have been thought to cause premature births and lower birth weight, but a recent study found that infants who were exposed to the medications were of the same size as infants who had not been exposed. As Kathryn Doyle reports for Reuters, widely used medications, such as Prozac and Celexa, were…

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