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Table 1 Characteristics of women* who recovered from EDs and were interviewed during pregnancy and after birth

From: The risk of eating disorder relapse during pregnancy and after delivery and postpartum depression among women recovered from eating disorders

Age at onset of diagnosis (years)16.6 (SD 3.3)
Disease duration (years)9.5 (SD 5.4)
Age at remission (years)26.1 (SD 5.3)
Maternal age (years)28.1 (SD 5.4)
Temporary ED relapse during pregnancy (%)16 (67%)
Gestational age at delivery (week)39 (SD 1.1)
Complications (%)17 (67%)
Complications in the infants (%)3 (13%)
Vaginal delivery (%)19 (79%)
Infant weight (g)2928 (SD 540)
ED relapse after delivery (%)12 (50%)
Postpartum depression (%)12 (50%)
ED relapse after delivery (%)12 (50%)
Postpartum depression (%)12 (50%)
  1. * n = 24: 1 patient had miscarriage; hence, we analyzed 24 patients
  2. Age: maternal age