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Sources of support in the UK

The information in this section is about support for people with epilepsy in the UK. If you live outside the UK, you can find out about support in your country by contacting your local epilepsy group.

Most women with epilepsy have healthy pregnancies and give birth to healthy babies. But if you have problems with your pregnancy, or your baby has an abnormality, there are organisations that can give you support. Here are a few suggestions.

Care Confidential
Information and advice for women who are facing a difficult pregnancy, or who have had an abortion.
Tel: 0800 028 2228
Website: www.careconfidential.com

Information and support for families of disabled children, including those affected by birth abnormalities.
Tel: 0800 902 0895
Website: www.newlifecharity.co.uk

Read the Pregnancy Diaries 

Family Planning Association
Information and advice about sexual health and pregnancy.
Tel: 0845 122 8690 
Website: www.fpa.org.uk


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  • Updated September 2014
    To be reviewed September 2017

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