Questions to Ask Your Doctor About: Anorexia and Pregnancy

by the Wiser Pregnancy team

• How can anorexia affect pregnancy? question

• Are women who were anorexic in the past but who have recovered also at higher risk for pregnancy complications?

• What are some of the signs or symptoms of anorexia?

• If I am anorexic or have been anorexic in the past, what advice can you offer me to ensure that I have a healthy pregnancy?

• Can you recommend a support group, counselor, class and/or nutritionist for women who are pregnant or who want to get pregnant who have had an eating disorder?

• Do anorexic women who recover before pregnancy often relapse during or after pregnancy? What can I do to prevent relapse?

These questions are based on research published by publicly available and private medical information sources on the topic.

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