45: Camila Coelho on Epilepsy, Pregnancy, and Entrepreneurship

Welcome to episode 45 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to have Camila Coelho onto the show to learn more about her experiences with epilepsy throughout her life and throughout her process of trying to build a family. We kick off the episode as Peiman and Mason ask Camila about her experience immigrating from Brazil to the United States when she was fourteen (1:53), leading the group into a conversation about epilepsy, the seizure disorder that Camila has lived with since she was diagnosed as a child (8:19). Camila speaks on the challenges she has faced when managing her epilepsy since her move to the US (12:08), before opening up about her struggles to get pregnant with the seizure disorder and the difficult choices that come with trying to have children as a woman with epilepsy (20:33). The group shares excitement when Camila shares an intimate and special personal update (28:28) before wrapping up the episode with a conversation about the blessings and anxieties that come with being an entrepreneur (34:52). We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com

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