The University of North Carolina School of Medicine reports on a small study published in the Journal of Women’s Health that found that one-third of the women they studied who were suffering from either antenatal or postpartum depression had a history of eating disorders. They go on to suggest that screening tools ” …that include questions about eating disorders, abuse and other factors should be incorporated into routine prenatal care.”
Study Finds History of Eating Disorders A Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression
by Katherine Stone | 1 comment
- Postpartum Anxiety & Postpartum Depression Risk Factors - […] have experienced a period of or been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders or other such illness…
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