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Should the parents of the morbidly obese young children on the Maury Popovich show be charged with child abuse?

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What should you do when a child is being abuse by their parent?

The first thing that you can do is try to get closer to that family, and find out the degree of the abuse that is going on. If you are close to the abusive parent, you may act

Can a non-abusive parent be charged with child abuse?

How do YOU define"non-abusive?" If a complaint is made against you and the subsequent investigation discloses that there is probable cause to believe that it is true, yes, you

How do morbidly obese women get pregnant?

The same way anyone else gets pregnant. Through sex with a male that is fertile. Other than that - in vitro fertilization. I know I was morbidly obese when I got pregnant and

Is childhood obesity child abuse?

No, childhood obesity is not abuse. Often obesity can be caused by genetics or thyroid problems or poor eating habits. The child should receive a good physical by a doctor and

How do you become morbidly obese?

One becomes morbidly obese by chronically ingesting more than one metabolizes. There are genetic syndromes where one can be morbidly obese. These include Prader Willi syndrome

Is obesity a part of child abuse?

Not per-se, but Obesity takes the (cake) as the most widely-ridiculed physical health condition among children, even outstripping nicknames tossed at the Visually impaired ( s
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What does the term morbidly obese mean?

A morbidly obese person is someone who is very overweight to the point that it can often cause a shorter lifespan and health problems. According to the BMI scale: Underweigh