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What is risk of my baby having epilepsy if there is a family history of epilepsy and I have seizures?
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends on type
There are some rare inherited familial epilepsies, but most likely your child will be just fine, with just a slightly increased chance over that of the general popululation.

In brief: Depends on type
There are some rare inherited familial epilepsies, but most likely your child will be just fine, with just a slightly increased chance over that of the general popululation.
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