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If I have had anorexia in the past can I still get pregnant?

A woman with active anorexia nervosa does not usually get her period, meaning she does not ovulate. This makes it hard to become pregnant. Once a woman has recovered from anorexia nervosa and is at a healthy weight she can have a healthy pregnancy. See the doctor if you are having trouble conceiving. 

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