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Pregnancy delayed by eating disorders

3rd August 2011

New research has suggested that women with a history of eating disorders may struggle to fall pregnant quickly and are also more than twice as likely to need fertility treatment.

A study of more than 11,000 UK mothers carried out by a team from King’s College London and University College London found that pregnancy rates after six months were lower in women with anorexia or bulimia, but by a year they were the same as the general population. The findings were reported in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


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Article Information

Title: Pregnancy delayed by eating disorders
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 19321
Date Added: 3rd Aug 2011


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