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Pediatric Obesity Resources

For Providers to Share with Patients and Families

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Understanding Childhood Obesity

What Is Childhood Obesity?

This resource from the Obesity Action Coalition details obesity in children, its causes, and how to measure it. Find resources for combating bullying and childhood obesity stigma.

Talking to your children about weight + health

Weigh-In: A Conversation Guide for Parents + Adult Caregivers of Children

Sponsored by the STOP Obesity Alliance and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, this site provides guidance on talking with children about weight and scenarios to help guide discussions for parents and children.

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This American Academy of Pediatrics-sponsored website shares resources for parents on a wide range of topics, including obesity, healthy eating, and active play.