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
Pregnancy and Epilepsy
Women with epilepsy, who are childbearing potential, and their physicians face difficult decisions about the risks and benefits of antiepileptic drug (AED) use during pregnancy. These decisions need t…
A Hundred Reasons To Cry or A Thousand Reasons To Smile
When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. ~Author Unknown I read this quote several months ago and was reminded of it this weekend. In life we …
I have been waiting for the right time to share with everyone about a new board member for the organization. We are blessed here at My Epilepsy Story to add Dr. Kay Solar. She is a board certified OB/…
Life has been extremely busy over the past few weeks! Samuel has begun taking OT and PT at a new therapy center closer to our home. The therapists have been just wonderful with him. We look forward to…
Stand Up For Epilepsy With One Voice
Epilepsy affects the lives of millions of people of all ages around the world. It is an unpredictable and potentially devastating group of diseases that can cause seizures, brain injury, and cognitive…
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