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Posture Tips for Pregnant Women

The principles of posture for a pregnant woman are the same as for anyone else: the natural curves need to be maintained. Maintaining a good posture throughout entire pregnancy involves challenges that come in the form of physiological, biomechanical, and psychological changes. The first challenge is- – slouching when tired or nauseated. For some women,… Read More »

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 »