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A new poll from the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital found that four out of ten parents with clinically obese children (aged 6-11) said that their kids were “about the right weight”, only rarely being “very concerned” about their child’s weight. This national study on children’s health found […]

4 in 10 parents failed to recognise signs of obesity ...


There are over 42,500 toddlers under the age of 5 who are taken to UK hospitals because of kitchen related accidents every year, and that number doesnÂ’t take into account the thousands of minor accidents that are remedied by a cuddle and a bit of TLC. The Little Helper Fun […]

Little Helper Fun Pod: food, fun, and safety for toddlers ...



Whilst many studies of obesity in children focus on how their life is influenced by their parents, a new study reverses this thinking and instead looks at what influence kids may have on their parents: “Parents with children are likely to be susceptible in their food choices to both the […]

Diets of children could fatten their parents, study suggests