Silent Suffering – Epilepsy: Pregnancy & Postpartum

In this session, DONA International trained birth doula, Chavon Mayer uses her research and experience as a person with epilepsy to deliver evidence-based, best practices to support clients who experience seizure or seizure-like events. If you think you have never witnessed a person having a seizure, this session may change your outlook. In addition to providing valuable information such as seizure first aid, you will also have the opportunity to understand some of the milder symptoms of an epileptic patient.