Symptoms of eating disorders and feeding practices in obese mothers.

  title={Symptoms of eating disorders and feeding practices in obese mothers.},
  author={Vincenzo Zanardo and Gianluca Straface and Barbara Benevento and Irene Gambina and Francesco Cavallin and Daniele Trevisanuto},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={90 2},
BACKGROUND The potential that obesity in pregnancy has to affect symptoms associated with eating disorders and breastfeeding is unclear. AIM This study analyzed symptoms of eating disorders and breastfeeding practices in obese mothers. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, case-control study. SUBJECTS Participants included 25 obese (BMI > 30 kg/m(2)) and 25 normal-weight puerperae, matched for parity and delivery route. OUTCOME MEASURES The participants completed the Eating Disorders Inventory (EDI… CONTINUE READING