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Pregnancy diaries

These diaries were written in 2012 by mums with epilepsy. Lots of mums-to-be have found them really helpful and reassuring.

For up-to-date information about epilepsy and having a baby, go to Epilepsy Action's advice and information pages.

Written by mums with epilepsy for mums and mums-to-be.

Pregnancy is an amazing, life-changing, exciting, but I-really-want-this-final-week-to-pass-quickly, kind of experience! Having epilepsy? Well that’s just another thing to think about alongside choosing baby names, test driving prams and morning sickness.

Read the pregnancy diaries onlineIf you’re a mum or mum-to-be with epilepsy and you want to know how other mums with epilepsy coped, then our mums could help you. Catherine, Clair, Faye, Ingrid, Jennifer, Nicola and Rebecca have opened up their personal pregnancy diaries to give you a little support, whenever you might need it. The Pregnancy Diaries are written by mums with epilepsy for mums and mums-to-be with epilepsy.

Meet the mumsThe baby plannersThe moment I knew I was pregnant

Meet the mums

The baby planners

Oh baby! The moment I knew I was pregnant

12 weeks How I copedUK pregnancy register

Smiles and trials of the first twelve weeks

How I coped when things went wrong

The UK epilepsy and pregnancy register

Money bx saversMy seizures, my pregnancy, my worries

Antenatal tests and scans

Money box savers 

My seizures, my pregnancy, my worries 

Partners in pregnancy and birth Preparing for the birthSix steps for success 

Partners in pregnancy and birth 

Preparing for the birth 

Six steps for success when writing your birth plan 

My labourI'm the mummyOne mum to another

My labour 

I'm the mummy

One mum to another - our advice for you 


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it's very helpful. pretty accurate week by week its spot on with my symptoms, how I'm feeling and gives me articles relating to my symptoms/experience. they update it daily. and I love it

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