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Can women who had anorexia in the past get pregnant?
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, Usually
Severe anorexia can cause problems with the menstrual cycle, which could make pregnancy more difficult.
However, these difficulties are not usually permanent, and with time there is less likelihood of affecting the possibility of becoming pregnant.

In brief: Yes, Usually
Severe anorexia can cause problems with the menstrual cycle, which could make pregnancy more difficult.
However, these difficulties are not usually permanent, and with time there is less likelihood of affecting the possibility of becoming pregnant.
Dr. William Holmes
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David Escobar
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, it is possible.
It is important to make sure that a woman with a past history of anorexia is of a healthy weight before she becomes pregnant however.

In brief: Yes
Yes, it is possible.
It is important to make sure that a woman with a past history of anorexia is of a healthy weight before she becomes pregnant however.
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