Getting help from other people
If you are still having seizures, you may need some help to look after your baby. To see if you would qualify, have a look at the help for disabled parents section of the NHS Choices website
Claiming benefits to help care for a child
Depending on your needs and circumstances, you may be able to claim benefits to help you care for your baby. For more information, see the Turn2us website.
Organisations who might help you
British Pregnancy Advisory Services (BPAS)
Advocates and cares for women and couples who decide to end a pregnancy.
Tel: 03457 30 40 30
Family Planning Association (FPA)
Information and advice about sexual health and pregnancy
Supports children with disabilities and their families
Tel: 0800 902 0095
Epilepsy Action would like to thank Epilepsy Specialist Midwife Kim Morley for her contribution to this information.
Kim Morley has no conflict of interest.
This information has been produced under the terms of The Information Standard.
- Updated January 2017To be reviewed January 2020