Should Really Obese Children Be Taken From Their Parents?
A new report out by a child obesity doctor printed in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" suggest that severly obese children might need to be taken from their homes.
Dr. David Ludwig wrote an opinion piece for the "Journal of the American Medical Association" says that there are some really severe cases of really obese children, and he thinks that perhaps parents should have their children taken from them.
Dr. Ludwig says in his opinion item that he think that parents' inability to deal with their child's obesity problem, or their lack of skills in knowing how to manage the problem may need to have their child taken from their home if the problem is extreme enough.
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Ludwig says there are many factors that work together to create childhood obesity. The doctor says things like junk food, not parenting correctly, emotional disease, and even abuse along with neglect may be adding to the problem of the pounds adding on.