Findings Related to Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

In those studies in which women with AN or BN were investigated together, risk and incidence of inappropriate weight gain [53-55], hyperemesis gravidarum [56], cesarean section [57], preterm delivery [58], LBW [56, 58, 59], SGA [56, 58], small head circumference or microcephaly [56], short body length [59], NTD [29], and other birth defects [57] were high. In general, women who entered pregnancy in remission from their AN or BN had optimal maternal and fetal outcomes [50, 60], while women with active eating disorders prior to conception and during pregnancy fared less well [24, 58].

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Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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