Women Eating Disorders

When Pregnancy Meets an Eating Disorders

In a story by Kathryn Balch on Good Morning America in 2009 she spoke about a young woman by the name of Melissa Henriquezth and her experience with pregnancy and her eating disorder.  Melissa was pregnant with her first child. Melissa also hates fat. She told Kathryn of the moment she went to put on her favorite jeans and could not button them up. If it were any other time,

Women's Treatment

Women have different perspectives and needs when it comes to treatment for addictions, eating disorders, and other mental and behavioral health issues. Research shows that women are more likely than men to recognize the signs of a mental health problem and seek treatment. The type of treatment that works best for one woman may differ from another. While some find healing in treatment with other women, others may feel most

Pregnancy and Eating Disorders

Pregnancy and Eating Disorders Call Today (888) 360-1333 If you suffer from an eating disorder or you are in recovery, deciding to have a baby must be a thoughtful process. There are many things to consider, from fertility to conception to delivery. Being pregnant can be emotionally and physically draining for every woman. But the recovering woman must consider risks to herself and to her unborn child. The woman active in

Postpartum Body Image

Postpartum Body Image Call Today (888) 360-1333 Whether you’ve just had your first baby or your fourth, you may be struggling to adjust to and accept your post-pregnancy shape. Other than puberty, pregnancy presents the biggest changes to a woman’s body. During pregnancy, a woman’s body seems out of her control. Hormones surge and waves of mood rain on an already stressed woman. After the baby is born, she suffers loss