A loving mother was recently shocked when a stranger attempted to #fat shame her #baby. “Fat shaming” is when an individual is essentially bullied because of their weight. They are harassed for being #overweight or #obese, usually with no regards to their feelings.
#Bullying others is never the right thing to do…but to bully a baby?
Strangers on the subway called her baby “mad chunky.” If you’ve ever seen a baby…yes, they have adorable little baby rolls.
It’s completely normal for babies to be a little chubby.
Although infant weight problems do exist. In fact, “more babies are overweight today than 20 years ago, too – up from 3 percent to 6 percent for babies younger than 6 months old and up from 6 percent to 10 percent for children younger than 6 years of age.” (via BabyCenter.com)
However, it is more than inappropriate to approach someone and tell them they are fat — let alone that their child is fat. Needless to say, it’s shocking that a girl so young was already dealing with “fat shaming.” Share this if you think bullying needs to stop.
It’s astonishing the levels some people will take bullying to…read the whole story here.
Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/baby-fat-shaming/
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