• Nothing Good Can Ever Come From Weighing Your Child

    3 monthes ago - By Weighty Matters

    (This post was first published on US News and World Report in November 2013) I'm not suggesting your child should never get weighed - certainly I'd encourage annual weigh-ins with your child's pediatrician or family doctor to track growth curves - I just don't want you weighing your child.
    Aside from determining whether or not your kid has outgrown their car seat, or what size uniform or sporting equipment they require, there are three main reasons for a parent to want to weigh them. The first would be a worry about a child not growing sufficiently - and herein I'd encourage you to defer...
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