When Your Child Struggles with Body Image

Published on: April 03, 2012

Kids struggling with body image issuesMany parents are surprised when their children — sometimes as young as preschool age — begin to struggle with their body image. A child may complain that they are too large, or ask a parent, “Am I fat?” Or they might wish they had a different body type like one of their friends, or even a certain adult.

Read on for expert tips from Seattle Children's on how to handle this.


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