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First of all I think you would see it if a child is overweight, so use your eyes. Also look out for increased BMI, increased abdominal girth. To be sure check a doctor.

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If both of your parents are overweight how likely is the child to be overweight?

It is very likely that the child will be overweight if it has overweight parents. Obviously eating habits of overweight people are passed on to their children along with genes and the lack of motivation for physical activity.

Is 133.2 overweight for a child?

is that a joke question, of course they are overweight. Depending on their age they could be severely overweight, say an 8 year old child or just overweight, like a 12 year old who is semi tall for their age. Either way, the child needs a treadmill.

How do you judge a child is overweight?

One would hope that you don't judge a child who is overweight, and do not comment on a childs weight even if they are overweight - instead as an adult you guide a child through healthy eating and active lifestyle. If concerned your child is overweight talk to your doctor to determine if this is the case, they will also be able to give tips on how best to support the child in getting to a healthy weight.

How do you tell if im overweight?

A BMI can help tell if a person is overweight. Also, a high body fat percentage can indicate it, too.

Is a 10st 3lb 12-year-old overweight?

To find out if a child is overweight the parent should talk to the doctor. If the child is overweight then the doctor and parent can work together on finding out the healthiest solution.

Will it be harmful to your child trying to lose weight?

Not if the child is overweight and it is done correctly.

Who is the most overweight child in the world and how old is the child and what does he or she weigh?

There is no way of knowing and, even if there was, the most overweight child in the world may not want to be discussed on the Internet or anywhere else. Everyone is entitling to his or her privacy, especially a child.

Can obesity be passed on?

It is not necessarily hereditary but an overweight mother or father is more likely to have an overweight child simply based on how they eat. On the other hand, 2 healthy parents can have an overweight child even though they eat healthy.

What should an overweight child eat for breakfast?


You are 123 pounds are you overweight?

Since you didn't tell us how tall you are, there is no way for us to know if you are overweight or not.

How can you tell if your pregnant if your overweight?

Even if you are overweight you will still have the same problems of nausea, cramps and hard nipples.

What if your child is overweight?

Get them to workout and start giving them better food.

What about the overweight child?

make em go on a diet yo

How do you tell if a 10 year old child is overweight or obese?

One of the easiest ways is to check the Body Mass Index. There are many sites to do this. See the related link.

How do you tell a friend there overweight?

Can you go on a diet with me. You and I can do it together. Or if you're not overweight, you could say, "How do you feel about your body mass?"

How do you tell your friend they are overweight?

Don't tell them. There is no easy way to do that. Suggest that they come to the gym with you.

Are there any Superman costumes for elementary school children that can fit an overweight child?

The costumes are made from streachy fabric and may fit a overweight child. The costume would need to be tried on first.

Can you take your ex to court for overweight child?

You would be wasting your time.

Was Michele Obama fat when she was little?

No. Photos of her as a child do not show that she was overweight.

What is overweight for a 9-year-old?

Depends on the height of the child.

How do you tell if you are overweight or underweight?

If you are overweight, than you will have a bigger stomach and won't be too athletic. Underweight people are very skinny and weigh little.

HOW you KNOW if you are overweight or not?

You can calculate your body mass index (BMI). Just google it and it'll tell you if you're underweight, healthy, overweight, or obese.

Can you tell when a cocker spaniel is overweight?

yes when you look down they are larger

Is obistitiy child abuse?

obesity is the state of being overweight- or fat. It is a health problem and in and of itself has Nothing to do with Child abuse.

How do you know if you are under or overweight?

there are certain charts that tell you what your average weight should be.