Category: Pregnancy Fertility

Pregnancy and Maintaining Eating Disorder Recovery

Woman concerned with Fertility and Eating Disorders Though pregnancy can be an exciting time full of change and growth, it can also present new challenges for those with an eating disorder. From body changes and weight gain to morning sickness and food aversions and cravings, pregnancy can complicate recovery and potentially trigger old eating disorder thoughts and fears. If you or a [...]
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Pregnancy and Bulimia: Concerns for the Fetus

Pregnant woman concerned about ED Recovery and Motherhood Eating disorders are emotionally, medically, and psychologically complex and become even more so with pregnancy and bulimia. Bulimia Nervosa poses risks for fetal development even before conception, increasing the risk of infertility as well as the possibility of “miscarriages, fetal growth problems, perinatal mortality, low or high birth weight, premature birth, and birth defects [1].” [...]
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