Connor: childhood obesity

Boy of eight who weighs 14st may be taken from his family. At a meeting tomorrow, his mother Nicola McKeown must convince officials that she has not abused her son by allowing him to grow so fat.
“By the time he was 18 months, he was in age five clothes. And when he was five, he was more than nine stone.” Mum
“I’ve asked the doctors to check him, but they can’t seem to find anything wrong.” Mum
A spokesman for North Tyneside Council and North Tyneside Primary Care Trust said they had worked with the family for some time, and were concerned about Connor’s health and wellbeing.So, it seems a bit harsh that:


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