A Perfect Storm

A Perfect Storm

A Perfect Storm By: Hannah Meeks        Pregnancy, especially an unplanned one, can be a stressful time for women with eating disorders due to amplified feelings of body dissatisfaction and anxiety about gaining weight. This, coupled with a lack of support and...
Terminology for Mental Health Professionals

Terminology for Mental Health Professionals

Terminology for Mental Health Professionals By Hattie RoweWest Virginia University As medical knowledge increases, so does responsibility. We are continually enlightened of more sensitive ways to approach conversations with patients. People with eating disorders can...
Breastfeeding While in Recovery

Breastfeeding While in Recovery

Breastfeeding While in Recovery By Hattie RoweWest Virginia University Breastfeeding is a unique and personal choice for every woman. The decision whether or not to breastfeed should be made by the mother, and not by her eating disorder. Research has shown that women...