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Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Common

There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy.  Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly increased risk of congenital… Read More »

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In The Boardroom And The Birthing Room, Afyakit Advances Kenyan Women

Pregnancy and childbirth can be a time of both joy and fear. (Photo Credit: Getty)Getty If you ever doubt that women can do it all, you need to look no further than Dr. Frida Njogu-Ndongwe to reassure yourself. In addition to being a doctor, wife, mother, and mentor, Dr. Njogu-Ndongwe is the co-founder and Head… Read More »

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