To serve as the forum for women and children affected by epilepsy to share their stories, to increase awareness, and to lead toward cutting-edge research for epilepsy.
Most Women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies, but appear to be at risk for problems during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in their children. The purpose of this observational study is to establish the risk and determine the factors or contributions to those risks. Learn more at www.neadstudy.org.
Recent Blog Posts
MES001: Announcing the First My Epilepsy Story Podcast!
We are very excited to announce the very first episode of the new My Epilepsy Story podcast! WE ARE advocating, researching, and educating women and children living with epilepsy. We will be releasing…
Our New Journey
As we begin to prepare for the Thanksgiving season I wanted to share with everyone some things that are on the horizon and that I am thankful for. Our story has been a hard one to share and live; yet…
“Retarded or World Changer? You Decide……”
I have spent the last few days recovering from my trip to the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting. This year it was held in San Diego. I was gone for 5 days and it was FILLED with lots of meet…
The Road Not Taken
Tonight as I sit here thinking of this past week and the week ahead I am filled with mixed emotions. My long weekend started in my home state of Louisiana. As I boarded the plane in Nashville, I thoug…
Vol State Student Warns of the Impact of Epilepsy Medication During Pregnancy
Brandy Parker could see that her son Samuel was having problems. He wasn’t developing verbal skills and social skills as one might expect. That concern began her journey down a medical investigation p…
About Brandy Parker
I have had epilepsy for 20 years. I have generalized tonic-clonic seizures. While I am in the group of people with epilepsy that is controlled, I realize the importance of epilepsy research. Epilepsy research falls further behind other neurological diseases. My hope is for a cure for epilepsy. Until that time comes… Read More