Anorexia and bulimia may lead to different complications after pregnancy and every mother suffering from eating disorder should be monitoring very strictly and carefully in order to prevent health problems.
How eating disorders can affect health after birth?
If you have eating disorders, most probably after the birth you will need to seek help from a specialist to deal with the problem. Do not resort to extremes in an effort to lose weight you gained during pregnancy!
Note that after birth may experience worsening of symptoms, especially during pregnancy, you feel better. Women suffering from eating disorders are more prone to postpartum depression. Symptoms may be different in each case, but the feeling of despair, guilt and isolation is a characteristic of all cases of postpartum depression. It can last from several days to several months after birth. To deal with this you need professional help. In case of postpartum depression must consult your doctor.
Can you breastfeed your baby for eating disorder?
The answer to this question is yes – in practice this is the best variant of the child and mother. The doctor will help you navigate when and how to breastfeed while you feel relaxed and comfortable. Some women experience stress from bigger breast associated with pregnancy and breastfeeding. Do not worry, after stopping breast feeding will regain its previous size.
From the foregoing, the most important thing to remember is this: if you have doubts or concerns that your eating habits are disturbed, without delay, consult a doctor. You may find it difficult to recognize and share the problem, but only after specialist help you can rest assured as your health and the health of your child. And after all the health of the child is the most important thing for every future mother.