Life Kit: Parenting
Do's And Don'ts For Parents Whose Kids Have Gained Weight In The Pandemic
Monday, 16 August
If you've noticed that your kid put on some weight during the pandemic and you're not sure what — if anything — to do about it, you're not alone.
Weight is an incredibly fraught topic — and an imperfect indicator of health. As parents, a kid's sudden weight gain can be hard to know how to tackle — the last thing we'd want is to do anything that might create poor body image for our children or set the stage for eating disorders.
We spoke to doctors and specialists who work with kids. In this episode, they share their tips for how to get kids back on track and support healthy habits.