Healthy Kids

How to Reduce Weight Stigma in Your Child’s Health Care

Remarks made by medical professionals about our children’s weight can be detrimental to our children.

As parents, we want to protect our kids from all places, people and things that could be triggers for food shaming and body shaming.

Today’s episode addresses how you can help prevent body shaming, weight shaming, food shaming from happening at your next pediatrician’s visit with your child.

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Show Takeaways:

  • Discover three easy steps to help you minimize weight shaming from happening at your child’s well check visit.

  • Understand the correlation between body shaming and eating disorders.

Notable Quotes:


What we’ve actually seen from studies is that body shame has the strongest relationship to eating problems and does present as one of the strongest eating disorder risk factors in children.

Stay in touch with Crystal @crystalkarges on Instagram and share your feedback or questions on today’s episode!