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In the Media | Could You Be Experiencing ‘Pregorexia’? Here’s How to Break the Cycle

Pregnancy can trigger all kinds of insecurities about your growing body — and fears about gaining weight.

Although the higher number on the scale typically means you are nourishing your body and baby, some people limit their caloric intake and exercise to excess in an attempt to prevent weight gain during pregnancy. The Renfrew Center’s Heather Maio, PsyD, helps explain why this can be dangerous to both the mother and baby.

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