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From Brandy, Child's Age 7 - 06/13/07 - IP#: 4.249.177.xxx Click here to reply  
Hello,does any parent have a child that has Acanthosis Nigrican? My son is obese and has this.We will be seeing a specialist in a few weeks.He has a dark ring around his neck.I thought it was just dirt but the more I scrubbed I could see that it was his skin color.I know this has something to do with obesity and was looking for another parent to talk to.
Reply from Jen, Child's Age 14 - 06/14/07  - IP#: 203.101.116.xxx

From gilly, Child's Age 9 - 06/12/07 - IP#: 195.93.21.xxx Click here to reply  
My child is aged 9 and weighs six stone 7 pounds and is at risk of becoming overweight like me. Give me advice and help on your replys. she is 4 foot 5 (Note: 6 stone 7 is 91 lb.)
Reply from josie, Child's Age 9 - 06/04/11  - IP#: 188.29.97.xxx
Reply from joe, Child's Age 14 - 06/12/07  - IP#: 66.91.90.xxx
Reply from Matthew, Child's Age 6 - 06/12/07  - IP#: 71.132.210.xxx

From radi, Child's Age 12 - 06/09/07 - IP#: 83.70.253.xxx Click here to reply  
my child started 119 and is now 114 she is 5'1, but i dont know how much weight she needs to lose, she looked fine before but our family hides weight very well.
Reply from tomicko, Child's Age 12 - 10/13/07  - IP#: 75.84.104.xxx
Reply from kim, Child's Age 16 - 06/09/07  - IP#: 71.124.51.xxx

From lexy, Child's Age 15 - 06/09/07 - IP#: 195.93.21.xxx Click here to reply  
I have always been fat and currently weigh 24 stone 3 pounds. But when my daughters school got weighed she weighed more than me she weighed 29 stone 9. I was extremely concerned and went in to speak to her teacher.Her teacher told me she was worried too and that my child was the heaviest kid in the school and was extremely obese. Please give me advice and do you think she is fat overweight at risk of being over weight or obese. Please reply your thougts and advice (Note: 29 stone 9 is 415 lb.)
Reply from josie, Child's Age 9 - 06/04/11  - IP#: 188.29.97.xxx
Reply from tomicko, Child's Age 12 - 10/13/07  - IP#: 75.84.104.xxx
Reply from Erin, Child's Age 20 - 08/11/07  - IP#: 69.142.232.xxx
Reply from David, Child's Age 11 - 06/23/07  - IP#: 66.167.49.xxx
Reply from Jeremy, Child's Age 15 - 06/14/07  - IP#: 71.226.88.xxx
Reply from joe, Child's Age 14 - 06/12/07  - IP#: 66.91.90.xxx
Reply from Matthew, Child's Age 6 - 06/12/07  - IP#: 71.132.210.xxx

From annie, Child's Age 9 - 06/08/07 - IP#: 195.93.21.xxx Click here to reply  
My child is 4 foot exactly and she weighs 9 stone. please help is she overweight? (Note: 9 stone = 126 lb.)
Reply from joe, Child's Age 14 - 06/13/07  - IP#: 66.91.90.xxx
Reply from kim, Child's Age 16 - 06/09/07  - IP#: 71.124.51.xxx

From kaitlin, Child's Age 13 - 05/27/07 - IP#: 70.22.180.xxx Click here to reply  
hey ummm i have two children one the age 13 she is 5'6 and weighs 198 and the other is 15 5'0 and weighs 165 and they both have some trouble in ther schools getting made fun of and i am very conserned with them i would just like to know how much they are both suppose to weigh so that i can set up there dieates and that way i will not have to feel bad of them getting made fu of thank you for reading this and please replie!!
Reply from kim, Child's Age 16 - 06/05/07  - IP#: 71.244.144.xxx

From Marie, Child's Age 15 - 05/18/07 - IP#: 74.14.32.xxx Click here to reply  
I am very worryed about my daughter. she is 15 and about 180. Last summer she was about 190 and then became annerexic. I am only so sorry i dident see all the signs before it got to the point that we had to check our child into a rehap center for treatment. She got out and gaind'd back to 180. I think now she is not eating again but i dont know how to talk to her about to issue. i want her to know that not eating is not how you lose weight. i was thinking about maybe having a talk with her boyfriend about the issu and thought he could maybe help encourage her that she is beautiful the way she is but if she dose want to lose there are better ways. any ideas or suggestions if my idea might work? thank you for the help
Reply from luckey, Child's Age 15 - 11/07/11  - IP#: 119.155.29.xxx

From Shauna, Child's Age 6 - 05/17/07 - IP#: 71.51.186.xxx Click here to reply  
To AMANDA CHILDS AGE 16, Your message to Rodger- childs age 14 was plain rude.Grow up, you sound like a snoby teenager. PS. parents come on here for support and not critisizm. Want to double check my spelling too?

From jasmine, Child's Age 26 - 05/14/07 - IP#: 64.161.36.xxx Click here to reply  
My daughter is a beautiful girl with a huge heart. I don't think she realizes she has a weight problem. My problem is how do I say something without hurting her feelings. She is 5'3" and weighs about 165, she smokes and is on the pill. So obviously, being overweight is a health issue for her. I am so afraid of hurting her feelings yet I don;t want to sit back and have her health in jeaopardy. Any suggestions?
Reply from Erin, Child's Age 20 - 08/11/07  - IP#: 69.142.232.xxx
Reply from Joan, Child's Age 16 - 05/16/07  - IP#: 68.198.216.xxx

From Elizabeth, Child's Age 5 - 05/02/07 - IP#: 195.93.60.xxx Click here to reply  
I have a five year old daughter. She is 3 foot, 6 inches and weights 75 pounds. I would like to know how much a five year old should weight? Is her weight still okay or should it start to concern me?
Reply from jen, Child's Age 9 - 06/05/12  - IP#: 94.197.127.xxx
Reply from jen, Child's Age 9 - 06/05/12  - IP#: 94.197.127.xxx
Reply from jen, Child's Age 9 - 06/05/12  - IP#: 94.197.127.xxx
Reply from jen, Child's Age 9 - 06/05/12  - IP#: 94.197.127.xxx
Reply from Em, Child's Age 6 - 07/11/07  - IP#: 65.190.183.xxx
Reply from Julie, Child's Age 5 - 05/07/07  - IP#: 65.13.128.xxx

From darlene, Child's Age 8 - 04/23/07 - IP#: 69.210.144.xxx Click here to reply  
I have a daughter who is over weight and i 4 ft tall weights 145. I'm not sure what to do first of all she don't eat much junk food. I buy fat free or lite things. No soda only water with crystal light mixed with it. She is a very picky eater.She is active to a point, we have no kids around our home for her to play with after school, so she gets bored with me. Any help please......

From Meghan, Child's Age 23 - 04/21/07 - IP#: 72.66.52.xxx Click here to reply  
Hi! I'm 23 years old and I just wanted to let you parents know about what helped change my life. I struggled with weight ever since I was about 13 years old. The summer before high school I wanted to get in shape so I could try out for field hockey so I asked my parents to let me go to "FAT CAMP" At first I was nervous and kind of embarassed about the idea but it turned out to be the best decision of my life. I went to camp kingsmont in Massachussetts and lost 35 pounds my first summer, I went back every summer until I graduated high school. There are a lot of fitness/weightloss camps out there for kids. If you can afford it, it is definitly worth it to find one for your kids.

From Maria - 04/12/07 - IP#: 24.46.20.xxx Click here to reply  
my father used to tell me that i was looking a little fatter or that i was constantly eating when I was very thin. This negative attention made me want to eat more because i figured im disgusting now, why not? then as mother began lecturing me about food choices I went on a crash diet, losing 19 pounds in three weeks. I thought this would make me happy but it didnt. I gained all the weight back. When I got to High School I came into my own and became truly happy THIS IS WHAT GOT THE WEIGHT OFF, i was too busy to think about food. HELP YOUR KIDS GET HAPPY AND ENCOURAGE THEM, DONT ATTACK THEM WITH CELERY AND CARROTS!

From stacey, Child's Age 8 - 04/04/07 - IP#: 71.156.51.xxx Click here to reply  
I am exstreamly conserned about my 8 year old daughter stacy. She is 4 foot 6 and ways 140.It scared me because i way 140. She is exstreamly active and dose soccer 2 times a week she also dose baseball and gymnastics. My other daughter is 11 and 80 pounds.We eat very healthy and i make a point to exsersise every week. The other thing is i am not sure if she nose that she is over weight. She wears very tight cloths that make her look even bigger.But unlike most over weight children she doesnt haven fat cheeks chubby fingers or anything, all her weight is at her belly. Her stomack is so huge, it sages over her pants, and in the past year, 2 roles have formed there. I have been waching stacy closly and she is encreadble, she eats so much. More then is think able. This is what she eat for dinner last nigh when we went out to a freinds houuse. Two large peeses of chicken, a scoop of marrconie... (view more)
Reply from valerie, Child's Age 7 - 04/17/07  - IP#: 68.162.160.xxx
Reply from Vince, Child's Age 17 - 04/15/07  - IP#: 75.75.105.xxx
Reply from John, Child's Age 12 - 04/10/07  - IP#: 142.167.251.xxx
Reply from Nicola, Child's Age 14 - 04/10/07  - IP#: 88.109.229.xxx
Reply from Lisa, Child's Age 15 - 04/05/07  - IP#: 64.12.116.xxx

From maddy, Child's Age 10 - 04/03/07 - IP#: 82.194.62.xxx Click here to reply  
I am a single mom in the military so when I deployed 2 years ago my children went to stay with there grandmother. My 8 year old son went from 95lbs to 168lbs in the 9 months I was gone. There grandmother blamed it on the steroids in his asthma medication, but I later found out that the real culprit was eating whatever they wanted and being couch potatoes. 2 years later, he is 148lbs and 6 inches taller. This was due to limiting portion sizes, no junk food in the house and limiting tv and video games. He's still the biggest kid in his class, but he's also the tallest. We're still climbing this uphill battle but we'll get there. I'm hoping by the time he reaches High school his height and weight will balance out. It's amazing how 9 months of damage can take years to recover from.

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