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There has been a study made regarding overweight mums to be and their babies being prone to being overweight themselves when they grow up. This is alarming to think that you could potentially be making your child unhealthy by you being overweight.
Children born to overweight women are prone to Diabetes and lipid metabolic disorders. These are just some of the things that can go wrong with your child from being overweight.
We also have to remember that children are like sponges and as they grow they really do take in our values, as well as our habits. So I guess this post is not about telling overweight mothers off, but rather giving them some solutions to prevent this from occurring.
We all need help from time to time with ideas of how to eat healthy, exercise; it’s not all about losing weight. However, if you eat right and exercise as the old saying goes you will get weight loss.
Here are a few things we can do as parents to minimize the effect of our obesity on our children.
- Bike riding
- Fruit as snacks
- Fit Pod
- Plan Shopping for healthy kids lunches for the week
- Organise more outdoor activities rather then
- Kidspot for all the recipes you will need for kids
- Wii Fit great video games to keep the whole family fit and it’s fun
As you can see from the list above we can all do something fun, and be active as well as find a lot of information regarding children’s health and wellbeing. If you just read the article above you are entitled to feel terrible if you are an obese mum to be, however they never tell you in these articles that there are percentages that this happens to, and not every child being born to an obese mother.
There is always an answer to everything and I am sure that every mother whether they are big or small worry whilst pregnant about their child, and we don’t need these medical experts telling us something we already fear ourselves. There is a way out and you can do a lot of activities with your child when they grow up that will keep them fit and healthy and who knows you may yourself lose a few pounds as well.