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Weighing Children should be mandatory

Weighing Children should be mandatory

Experts are calling for mandatory weight monitoring of children following a report that shows 20% of millennium babies were obese by 11.

The Millennium Cohort study which follows 13,000 children born in the UK showed a surge in obesity between the ages of 7-11.

In Wales and Northern Ireland, 40% were obese or overweight. The figures were 35% in England and 33% in Scotland.

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