August 24, 2021
Having a baby is an incredibly special time of your life. However, it's also an incredibly difficult time. Your body has just spent nine months growing a small human, and yet there's this incredibly unrealistic expectation that your body is just going to go right back to what it was before after the baby is born. When this inevitably doesn't happen, it can wreak havoc on your self-esteem and body image.
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January 15, 2022
Did you know that the desire to be thinner in girls can start as early as age 6? In fact, 50% of girls and 30% of boys aged 6-8 are already aware of their body size and want to be thinner than they are. Why is this an issue? Research shows that body-positive kids who assume they are healthy (regardless of what anyone else thinks about their health or weight) are more likely to have a healthy relationship with food and their body, more likely to be healthier overall, and less likely to engage in risky dieting behaviours like purging or restricting.
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