Posted Jul 31, 2009, updated Jul 31, 2009.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The ability of a mother to identify a weight problem in her child appears to be dependent on her own weight, with overweight mothers tending to underestimate her child's weight. On the other hand, a mother's ability to correctly determine the weight status of a child who is unrelated to her appears to depend on her socioeconomic level, new research in Pediatrics shows.
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