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Mothers are not to blame for our childhood obesity crisis

Emla Fitzsimons.  The number of obese children and teenagers across the world has increased tenfold over the past four decades and it is estimated that about one in four 14-year-olds in the UK is either overweight or obese. It is

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Working mums or lazy assumptions – who’s to blame in the food debate?

Rebecca O’Connell As a full-time employed mother of three school aged children and a social anthropologist whose research focuses on the intersection between work and care I have a personal as well as professional interest in food, families and paid

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