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The women volunteering to enroll in our registry are turning their experience into real answers about the safety of anticonvulsants during pregnancy. Their contributions are resulting in the latest published research in top journals. Below are some of the articles published from our findings.
Updated data through 10/31/2018

Press Releases and News Coverage

21 March 2005
American Academy of Neurology
Press Release

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22 March 2005
Anti-Seizure Drug Valpoate Linked to Birth Defects
Daily News Central – Media Coverage

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Journal Articles

Causes of Congenital Malformations
Birth Defects Research
2018; 1 10:87-91

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Commentary: Setting Standards for Pregnancy Registries
Drug Safety
2018; 41:7-9

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Fetal Growth and Premature Delivery in Pregnant Women on Anti-epileptic Drugs
Annals of Neurology
Accepted Article, doi: 10.1002/ana.25031

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Effects of Gestational Age at Enrollment in Pregnancy Exposure Registries
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
2015; 24:343-352

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Association Between Topiramate and Zonisamide Use During Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2014; 123(1):21-28

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Comparative Safety of Antiepileptic Drugs During Pregnancy
Neurology
2012; 78:1692-1699

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Using ICO-9 Codes to Establish Prevalence of Malformations in Newborn Infants
Birth Defects Research (Part A): Clinical and Molecular Teratology
2012; 94:208-214

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Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for Malformations in Newborn Infants Exposed to Potential Teratogens
Birth Defects Research (Part A): Clinical and Molecular Teratology
2011; 91:807-812

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Increased Frequency for Isolated Cleft Palate Among Infants Exposed to Lamotrigine During Pregnancy
Neurology 2008; 70:2152-2158

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Valproate Teratogenicity and Epilepsy Syndrome
Epilepsia 2008; 49(12):2122-2124

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Increased Rate of Major Malformations in Offspring Exposed to Valproate During Pregnancy
Neurology 2005; 64:961-965

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North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry
Epilepsia 2004; 45(11):1465

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The AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Pregnancy Registry: A 6-Year Experience
Arch Neurol. 2004; 61:673-678

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Abstracts and Other Texts

Recruitment of An Unexposed Control Group For A Pregnancy Registry
Birth Defects Research (Part A) 82:311 (2008)

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Pregnancy Registries: Larger Sample Sizes Essential
Birth Defects Research (Part A) 82:307 (2008)

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A North American Registry for Epilepsy and Pregnancy, a Unique Public/Private Partnership of Health Surveillance
Epilepsia 1998;39:793-798

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