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Did anyone watch maury about the fat kids?

I think this is ridiculous these two and four year olds weigh between 104-142 pounds its disgusting why would you let your children get this way? Not only is it unhealthy these children are going to have a life of heart ache if they are already over weight! honestly what can a 19 month old do weighing 104 pounds?

Thoughts? I THINK its disgusting on the parents part!

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mommy16love

Asked by mommy16love at 2:19 PM on Dec. 4, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • I agree. I understand some people have thyroid problems causing them to be overweight, but with these it usually sounds like the parents fault. "When he's hungry I feed him and if io don't he screams until I do" plus its all like pizza and hamburgers!!! Haven't you ever heard of a salad!!! I'm sorry other than the essential 3 meals and two snacks the child can scream in their bedroom all they want. My 3.5 y/o weighs 35 lbs and never seems hungry cause I "don't feed him enough" what are some people thinking? Then the parents cry and cry and say stuff like I don't understand it!
    mom06and09

    Answer by mom06and09 at 3:08 PM on Dec. 4, 2009

  • It's child abuse. These kids needed taken away from the homes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:15 PM on Dec. 4, 2009

  • I know i cant believe people would let there kids eat this junk let alone gain all that weight its horrible i feel sorry for these kids and their parents..shame shame
    mommy16love

    Answer by mommy16love at 4:41 PM on Dec. 4, 2009

  • its sad
    lhernandez7208

    Answer by lhernandez7208 at 8:48 AM on Dec. 5, 2009

  • yeah its sad i could never let me son get that way!!!! i dont let my son eat sugar and if he gets to have sugar its only a sucker as a reward
    elias1mamma22

    Answer by elias1mamma22 at 3:02 PM on Dec. 6, 2009

  • agree who heatedly with anon- and will go a step farther, the parents need to be brought up on criminal child endangerment charges.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:34 PM on Dec. 6, 2009

  • I think those parents have serious issues. Some of those kids eat more food in a day than my family of 5. And I'm being serious. I think they should have mandatory parenting classes and if they refuse to attend they get charged with child abuse. In my eyes thats exactly what it is. I also love those parents that say McDonalds made my kids fat. Hello your 2-3 year olds do not drive nor do they have money. And hears a huge word repeat after me NO!
    pagirl71

    Answer by pagirl71 at 8:01 AM on Dec. 8, 2009

  • sorry meant Here.
    pagirl71

    Answer by pagirl71 at 8:01 AM on Dec. 8, 2009

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