Eating Disorders: Menses, Infertility, Fertility and Pregnancy
a free Webinar, presented by NEDIC 


Jackie Grandy 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) 
416-340-4800, ext 2660 


Tuesday August 12, 2014
from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
(11:00am-12:00pm Pacific Time)

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Webinar: Attend online from wherever you are! When you register you'll be sent complete details on how to access the webinar from your computer.  You will need a high speed internet connection and speakers (or a headset.)


People with eating disorders frequently experience menstrual irregularities and difficulty with conception. They often have concerns about gaining weight and a phobia of pregnancy. Among health care professionals, it is commonly agreed that the presence of an active eating disorder is a contraindication for pregnancy and fertility treatments. If pregnancy does occur, it imposes a tremendous physiological and potentially psychological stress on the patient and a multidisciplinary approach is imperative to promote the best possible outcome for both mother and child. 
During this webinar, Nurse Practitioner Alma Naddafi will discuss the impact that eating disorders can have on fertility and infertility, and focus on how clinicians and eating disorder patients can be mindful of these impacts while working toward full healthy recovery. Clinicians, patients and family members alike will benefit from this introduction to the intersections between menstrual cycling, fertility and eating disorders.

Alma Naddafi. RN(EC) MA Ed, ACNP

Alma Naddafi, RN(EC), MA Ed, ACNP is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) at the Eating Disorders Program for both the inpatient and outpatient programs at the Toronto General Hospital. Alma has a varied nursing experience including national and international nursing practice, and nursing leadership and education roles. She is committed to comprehensive quality patient care and patient education. Her academic achievements include a Master of Arts in Adult Education from Central Michigan University and a postmasters Acute Care Nurse Practitioner diploma from the University of Toronto. 

Space is limited! Register to reserve your place today

Please note:

  • The webinar is free of charge and open to the public. You will need a computer with a high speed internet connection and speakers (or a headset).
  • If you have several colleagues who wish to view the webiner, consider reserving a place for yourself and inviting them to join you at your workstation or in a conference room with an internet-enabled large screen.
  • Do you have questions for Alma?  Please include suggested questions on your registration form. You can also send them to Jackie Grandy before the live braodcast or have them addressed during the webinar via online chat.  

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