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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 'afraid to discuss weight issues with children'

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

This figure rises to 65% of parents who identify their child as being overweight or obese.

More than 1,000 parents with a child aged 5-16 responded to the Let's talk about weight survey on Netmums and shared how they feel about bringing up the topic of weight with their child.

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