There are many women out here who have issues with body image and suffer from bulemia, anorexia and a host of other eating disorders. Getting pregnant and maintaining a healthy pregnancy is a struggle for them. The recent incidences of super thin pregnant celebrities have called into question what may be a problem of some women dieting while pregnant, which is not the best time to be restricting calories and exercising profusely. When a woman who suffers from anorexia becomes pregnant unexpectedly and unplanned, she may not have adequately prepared herself mentally for accepting weight gain. The results can be devastating.
Jennifer Rhodes shared her story over on Babble.com about coming to grips with being pregnant and developing a mindset that would enable her to eat, stay healthy and grow a strong baby. Interesting read. Head on over and take a read, if you have a moment. Good stuff!