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Anorexic Pregnant Mother Reveals of Struggle to Keep Growing Baby Healthy

by Kathy Jones on  July 6, 2013 at 9:21 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A 21-year old anorexic mother who is expecting her second child has chronicled her struggles of keeping her growing baby healthy.

Holly Griffiths suffers from anorexia for the last 13 years and is currently in her 34th week of pregnancy.
 Anorexic Pregnant Mother Reveals of Struggle to Keep Growing Baby Healthy
Anorexic Pregnant Mother Reveals of Struggle to Keep Growing Baby Healthy
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However she weighs just 50kgs and photos uploaded show her with a tiny bump despite being scheduled to give birth on August 8. Griffiths revealed that she is in regular contact with a high-risk maternity doctor and said that scans have shown the baby girl to be healthy.

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"I know I have to eat for the baby, but it's hard to push the voices away that are telling me I'm fat. When I first discovered I was pregnant I was terrified of having to gain weight again. I suffered terrible morning sickness which caused my weight to drop, triggering my anorexia", she said.

Source: Medindia
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