My daughter was diagnosed with a heart defect which is an exceptional rarity in medicine and cardiology, called Ebstein's anomaly. It was discovered while she was pregnant with her third child. She was sent to a Genic counselor who informed us that it was due to either genitics or lithium taken by me while pregnant. I was not diagnosed bipolar back then (1979) and so was never given lithium. It just seems a little strange to me that we are both Bipolar and and pregnant bipolar mothers on lithium can give birth to children with this defect. It is rare enough that they do not have that much research to go on.
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