Eating Disorders in Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

Eating Disorders in Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

Eating Disorders Victoria

About this event

Eating disorders affect one in six Australian women across the lifespan, have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness and have a range of severe physical and psychological impacts.

An eating disorder can develop or reemerge during pregnancy or post-birth. Pregnancy, birth and early parenthood can complicate symptoms and further affect health, while eating disorders can pose serious risks to parent and child health.

As most women are very engaged with the health system in the perinatal period, maternal health professionals are uniquely placed to help ensure more people affected by eating disorders get the help they need to recover.

This three-hour workshop covers:

- types of eating disorders
- risk factors
- signs and complications specific to pregnancy and early parenthood
- helping to prevent eating disorders
- support options
- how to approach someone you might be concerned about
- EDV services and resources
- EDV Stories of Recovery speaker who will share their lived experience of having an eating disorder and their journey to recovery
- Time for questions and answers

COST: Free of charge

DATE: Thursday 30th April, 2020

TIME: Workshop from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Morning tea provided.

LOCATION: ONLINE

BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET HERE: https://edvpregnancyfoster.eventbrite.com.au/

 




Contact Details




Speakers

EDV

See also

ED101: Eating Disorders Explained - School Wellbeing Teams

This 2-hour workshop delivered by EDV's telehealth nurses will provide…

Read more

WA event: Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E) Workshop for Psychologists & other Mental Health Practitioners

Presenter: Anthea Fursland PhD, FAED.

With recent changes in the Medicare…

Read more

CBT-E Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders

This series of four, 4-hour online workshop modules provides a…

Read more

Assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults with Eating Disorders in private practice: A comprehensive 3-day workshop

This three-day online interactive workshop is designed to give you…

Read more

WA event: Eating Disorders - Dietitian Advanced Skills

This workshop focuses on therapeutic approaches particularly useful in nutrition…

Read more

ED102: Key concepts for supporting someone with an eating disorder

Build your confidence in understanding eating disorders and supporting people…

Read more

ED101

Eating Disorders Explained: a two-part workshop series

Build your knowledge about…

Read more

Open Webinar: Dietitian Practice Standards

The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)…

Read more

Help us improve!

Give us feedback!

Survey

We will continue throughout 2020 to update and improve the NEDC website and welcome any feedback you may have on the site.

Provide feedback