Tag Archives: Reproductive

Trump Administration Thwarted In Attempts To Remake Policy On Reproductive Health

In this May 22, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington. The Trump administration is methodically remaking government policy on reproductive health – potentially limiting access to birth control and abortion while advocating abstinence-only sex education.… 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 »