Republic of Ireland Pregnancy Register

The Republic of Ireland Pregnancy Register was launched in May 2001.

25 February 2009
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The aims of the service were to:

  1. Establish the relative safety of anti-epileptic drugs with reference to major malformations in the offspring of women with epilepsy.
  2. To establish whether seizure frequency is related to adverse outcome in pregnancy.
  3. To monitor the rate of pre-conceptual folic acid administration in women with epilepsy and whether this beneficially affects outcome.
  4. To educate individuals about epilepsy and pregnancy, by giving preconception, pregnancy and post pregnancy advice.

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact:

Community Epilepsy Specialist Nurse, Epilepsy Ireland advice line on 01 4557500 or Epilepsy & Pregnancy Register Nurse at free phone 1800 320 820.

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