Maternal Eating Disorders Place Children at Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

A large study (over 12,000 participants) conducted by Nadia Micali and colleagues in Britain assessed functioning and well-being of mothers-to-be at a prenatal visit (about 12 weeks into the pregnancy). Over time, their children were tracked as well (when they were seven, ten, and thirteen). The findings of this study were that mothers who had … Read moreMaternal Eating Disorders Place Children at Risk for Psychiatric Disorders