Caregivers' attitudes and practices: influence on childhood body weight.

  title={Caregivers' attitudes and practices: influence on childhood body weight.},
  author={Fabiana Silva Costa and Daisy Lopes Del Pino and Rog{\'e}rio Friedman},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  volume={43 3},
Childhood excess weight is probably associated with, or reflected in, parental attitudes. The objective of this study was to study the relationships between childhood excess weight and parental attitudes. The study subjects were 53 boys and 56 girls, aged 6-10, regularly attending schools in Porto Alegre, south Brazil, and one of their parents or caregivers. Attitudes of the parents or caregivers were assessed by the Child Feeding Questionnaire (CFD). Weight and height of the children were… CONTINUE READING
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