publication . Article . 2017

Maternal feeding practices and children's eating behaviours: A comparison of mothers with healthy weight versus overweight/obesity

Emma Haycraft; Eleni Karasouli; Caroline Meyer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study aimed to explore differences between mothers with healthy weight versus overweight/obesity in a wide range of their reported child feeding practices and their reports of their children's eating behaviours. Mothers (N = 437) with a 2-6-year-old child participated. They comprised two groups, based on their BMI: healthy weight (BMI of 18.0–24.9, inclusive) or overweight/obese (BMI of 25.0 or more). All mothers provided demographic information and completed self-report measures of their child feeding practices and their child's eating behaviour. In comparison to mothers with healthy weight, mothers who were overweight/obese reported giving their child mor...
Subjects
free text keywords: RA, Nutrition and Dietetics, General Psychology, Health promotion, Young adult, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Obesity, medicine.disease, Gerontology, Health behavior, Food environment, Body mass index, Diabetes mellitus, Social psychology, Overweight, medicine.symptom, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2017

Maternal feeding practices and children's eating behaviours: A comparison of mothers with healthy weight versus overweight/obesity

Emma Haycraft; Eleni Karasouli; Caroline Meyer;