Author(s): SYLWIA KUBASZEWSKA, URSZULA SIOMA-MARKOWSKA, MARIOLA MACHURA, PATRYCJA KRAWCZYK, ANNA KANABROCKA
The study, based on available literature, presents selected problems of eating disorders in pregnancy. Several important aspects have been discussed, e.g. risk factors for the development of pregorexia, diagnostic criteria which may be used as quick evaluation tools in prenatal examinations of pregnant women. Basic preventive measures as well as treatment with an emphasis on the prenatal period have also been presented.