This website is for parents whose children are diagnosed with the condition Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome. It is the hope that this site and information reach as many ladies as possible. Our team hope to offer as much help and support as possible.
My 5 children aged 3-9 are all diagnosed with this condition, and I know your reading this thinking "Why did she have 5 children?" Quite simply I was never throughout my pregnancies told about the effects of taking Anti Convulants to control my Epilepsy.
Anti Convulsants are prescribed for many things such as :
If I and the thousands of women had been told about the effects of this medicine I would then at least have had a CHOICE in what to do. Ladies need to be given the choice in what they decide.
Symptoms of FACS SYNDROME in which I deal with everyday are:
Caracteristic Facial Features
Joint Laxity and Poor Muscle Tone
Short sightedness or squints
Delay in reaching developmental milestones
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Speech and Language Dfficulties
Attention and Memory Dificulties
If you are reading this and are feeling concerned in anyway, do no hesitate to get in touch. Any questions will be answered to the best of our ability