How Does Obesity Affect Children?

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Your Relationship with Your Toddler May Affect Obesity Risk

Recent research published in the journal, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, suggests that toddlers who do not have "secure emotional relationships" with their parents, and especially their mothers, could have an increased risk of obesity by age 4 ½.  The study looked specifically at toddlers who were about 24 months of age and when labeled as having a less than optimal and secure relationship with mom or mom and dad, had a 30% increased risk of developing obesity within the...

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