Several years ago, my wife’s OB/GYN, she loves him more than she loves me, asked me about Depakote as one of his pregnant patients was using Depakote.

My reply, then was: “Don’t know if Depakote has adverse effects on pregnancies, but the medication had horrific side effects on my wife (post birth of our children and after the seizures began following an AVM stroke).

Recently, I saw this article.
Epilepsy drug dosage linked to specific birth defects