Women, Pregnancy, and Epilepsy
Women with epilepsy overwhelmingly have healthy babies. But it's important to work closely with doctors throughout the pregnancy to ensure that they are taking the right epilepsy medications and other supplements to prevent against birth defects. WebMD tells you more.
Epilepsy and Teens
Coping with a teenager who has epilepsy presents a host of challenges for parents. WebMD offers suggestions.
Handling Bad Behavior in a Child With Epilepsy
Treating your child differently because he has epilepsy? Kids -- even those who have seizures -- need to meet the same expectations as your other children. WebMD offers suggestions for dealing with you child's bad behavior.
Your Child, Sports, and Epilepsy
Most kids with epilepsy can do just about anything, including sports. Learn from WebMD what precautions you should take.
Epilepsy, Children, and the Ketogenic Diet
WebMD explains the ketogenic diet and how it works to curb seizures in young children.
Childhood Epilepsy Treatments
Treatment of childhood epilepsy could include surgery, but there are increasingly other promising options available. Learn more from WebMD.
Seizures in Children
Seizures in children may pass or be part of an epileptic disorder. WebMD identifies types of seizures, their diagnosis, and the risks they pose to your child.
What to Do if Your Child Has an Epileptic Seizure
WebMD tells you how to handle your child's seizures, and when to call an ambulance.
Epilepsy Drugs for Children
There are a wide number of drugs available for treating epilepsy in children, and advances in the past years have made a difference. WebMD tells you more.
Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap
One test for epilepsy is the spinal tap, which can measure pressure on the brain, the presence of abnormal cells or bacteria, and glucose levels. WebMD explains why and how the procedure is performed.