Eating Disorders in Pregnancy
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3020, 4130, 4180, 5200
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.2.1, 12.2.1
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720
This continuing education course identifies the incidence of eating disorders during pregnancy; examines signs, symptoms, risk factors, and nutritional deficiencies; and explores the RD’s role in eating disorder treatment during pregnancy.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the December 2018 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this course, nutrition professionals will be better able to:
- Compare incidence of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and eating disorder not otherwise specified before, during, and after pregnancy.
- Assess clients for signs, symptoms, and risk factors for eating disorders during pregnancy.
- Evaluate patients with eating disorders for specific nutritional deficiencies and behaviors for which they may be at risk.
- Arrange a multidisciplinary team of specialists for pregnant patients after eating disorders have been diagnosed.
Lindsay Stenovec, MS, RDN, CEDRD, CLEC, is the founder of Intuitive Eating Moms Club, an online body-positive wellness membership for moms and moms-to-be, and the owner of Nutrition Instincts® — San Diego Nutrition Therapy, a group private practice specializing in eating disorders, intuitive eating, maternal wellness, and family feeding.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR