Your Child’s Weight: Helping Without Harming

This book should be required reading for every parent, caregiver, teacher, and healthcare provider. It provides an excellent model for thinking about the parent-child relationship around food. In short, it recommends that parents be responsible for the what and when of feeding, and the child should be responsible for what and how much they eat. It also provides a lot of reassurance that the most important thing about feeding a child is maintaining a positive relationship with food.

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