i found this website fantastic too so keep asking your questions and you will get plenty of helpful genuine advice and support. i cant help you much, i am pretty new to it all too, but our wee boy turns 4 in a few months and has complex partial seizures. they are pretty well controlled on Epilim and he is down to having a sz that lasts for about 2 minutes every fortnight, so i feel much better than when he was having 3 a week lasting for 8-14 minutes. i totally empathise with you and your family, it is a scary time watching a wee person that you love so much going through this. only advice i have that may be helpful to you is to get a second opinion. i was advised by somebody on this site not to waste time with a pediatrician but to see a specialist, a pediatric nuerologist, with epilepsy experience, and i wish that i had heeded that as we have had a rough few months with mis-diagnosis and possible over medication. keep in touch.