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Overweight mothers don't realize that their children are overweight


Many overweight mothers are simply not aware that their child is suffering from severe weight problems, and he / she estimates the child's weight much lower than what he / she actually does.

Overweight mothers don't realize that their children are overweight

The specialists examined 230 overweight mothers with a child of pre-school age. As it turned out, for these mothers only 20 percent could guess rightthat the child may be sick, even 40 percent predicted a significantly lower number. "Only mothers who are themselves overweight, and therefore underestimated child weight," participated in this study, Rachel Tabak, a researcher at Washington University. overweight mothers take less time offif your child also has such a problem, which unfortunately can lead to a series of serious illnesses - most often diabetes test.
- Most parents deny that children are stone
- One in three six-to-nine-year-olds in Europe is overweight or pregnant