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Can a mother affect daughter's body image?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: The Msgs Moms Convey
Dr julie ancis, psychologist & author says “absolutely!” she emphasizes “[t]he messages moms send about food, diet, appearance can all impact daughters.
It is important to understand the degree to which mothers have internalized sociocultural messages regarding beauty and the subtle and more overt messages they sends to her daughters. At the same time, we need to be careful not to blame moms.".

In brief: The Msgs Moms Convey
Dr julie ancis, psychologist & author says “absolutely!” she emphasizes “[t]he messages moms send about food, diet, appearance can all impact daughters.
It is important to understand the degree to which mothers have internalized sociocultural messages regarding beauty and the subtle and more overt messages they sends to her daughters. At the same time, we need to be careful not to blame moms.".
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Grace Ho
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: I'd say Yes
Obviously, in our current society, medias such as television, internet, and magazine have shaped a lot of people's view in terms of body image, but children spend the most time with their parents.
Parents play an important role in terms of modeling good behaviors (e.g. Moral, value, judgement) and providing corrective responses for problem behaviors.

In brief: I'd say Yes
Obviously, in our current society, medias such as television, internet, and magazine have shaped a lot of people's view in terms of body image, but children spend the most time with their parents.
Parents play an important role in terms of modeling good behaviors (e.g. Moral, value, judgement) and providing corrective responses for problem behaviors.
Dr. Grace Ho
Dr. Grace Ho
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