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Don't baulk at telling parents their children are fat

So GPs may have to break the news to parents that their children are fat and might be taken into care unless they do something about it. Bring it on, says Copperfield.

So GPs may have to break the news to parents that their children are fat and might be taken into care unless they do something about it. Bring it on, says Copperfield.



Bad news for hard pressed council food budgets as the news breaks that fat kids might be taken into care.

Who gets to break the news to the parents that their lovable little Lard Monster is one Double Whopper with cheese away from breaking the scales?

We do.

Who gets to ring the on-call Social Worker to grass the family up as a troupe of pathological overfeeders?

We do.

Picture this, admittedly with the aid of a wide-angle lens. Muvver is bitching about whoever did the measuring up job on her little angel. "how can you call him fat?"

Like this. Firstly you put your lower lip behind your front teeth and push it forward, then you make a little clicking sound with your tongue against the roof of your mouth.

Fah-Tuh. Fah-Tuh. Easy.

Copperfield

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