Henny Tan Speaks To The Straits Times About How BMI Labels Can Impact A Child’s Well-Being - Promises Healthcare

The Straits Times reached out to Henny Tan, Senior Clinical Psychologist to get her thoughts on the BMI classification.

She shared that “Having the BMI classification in the report book may unintentionally encourage children to consider weight as an important indicator of self-worth, and some may also view being outside the “acceptable” range as being a failure”

For other quotes, follow the link to read the full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/parenting-education/bmi-labels-in-school-report-cards-can-impact-childs-well-being-experts


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