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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
Are We Really Educating Our Children?
This week was the start of school for my three young children. The “rat race” has begun here in Tennessee, like so many other places across the country. As we gathered school supplies and…
Amor Vincit Omnia
“Amor Vincit Omnia” in latin means Love Conquers All….. In my life, love has conquered all. On July 6, 2014 I married the love of my life. Our love story is one of trials, triumphs and hea…
Mother’s Day 2014
As we approach Mother’s Day this Sunday, I have been pondering what I should write for this blog post. In fact, I have rewritten this post several times only to tell myself that I needed to scra…
Over the last few years I have focused on others quite a bit. I have had friends and my board members constantly reminding me to slow down, breathe, and focus a bit on myself. After my recent trip to…
I sit here in Nashville on this rainy day to share with you some of my thoughts that have been circling around in my mind. A few weeks ago I went away to my place where I like to go to escape, Sewanee…
About Brandy Parker-McFadden
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