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Childhood obesity warning

A new report says parents are concerned that talking to their child about their weight will lead to an eating disorder.

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Parents 'are avoiding the issue of children's weight'

Tackling the issue of children's weight is a growing problem and it's concerning a third of parents are avoiding the issue for fear of lowering their child's self-esteem.

"Every parent wants the best for their child and although initially it may be a tough conversation to have, the family talking together and working together to find healthier ways of eating will lead to happier and healthier children."

– Netmums founder Siobhan Freegard

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