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Being a 'helicopter mother' could land you with depression: Parents whose lives revolve around their children damage their health | UPDATED: 00:54 GMT, 7 July 2012 Parenthood is supposed to be one of life’s most fulfilling experiences.
Parents fear talking to children about weight as they think it could give them an eating disorder | UPDATED: 07:05 GMT, 2 July 2012 As many as two out of three parents fear that talking to their children about their weight will lead to them getting an eating disorder.
It's good to argue: Teenagers more likely to resist drink and drugs if they row with their parents Teens who learn to express their opinions are better able to resist peer pressure, finds study | UPDATED: 16:49 GMT, 19 June 2012 It is kind of thing that most parents would do their best to avoid.
Disabled girl, 16, found starved down to 23 pounds by her mother four MONTHS after social services received first emergency call
No midwife present for 1-in-4 women at crucial moment of giving birth | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 12 May 2012 Pregnancy: Research shows that as many as a quarter of pregnant women claim they did not have a midwife present during crucial parts of the birth One in four women do not have a midwife present during the crucial moments of giving birth, according to a new study.
Two in five new mothers struggle to cope with the demands of parenting and 'need more help', says charity NSPCC calls on Government to ensure sufficient resources are available to 'provide the services babies and their families need' | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 11 May 2012 Two in five new mothers have struggled to cope with the demands of parenting during the first few weeks after birth, with a similar amount admitting getting 'angry' with their baby, according to a poll.
Actress Mayim Bialik, 36, co-sleeps with sons Fred, three and Miles, six months
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How to help your child lose weight Lead by example and shed the pounds yourself first Obese children were most likely to lose weight if their parents did at the same time | UPDATED: 16:51 GMT, 15 March 2012 Parents wondering how to help their overweight children to slim down could do well to take a long, hard look in the mirror.