The start of the new school year is the perfect time to get into a new routine when it comes to family mealtime! But we know that even with the best of intentions, changes to your family’s routine can feel overwhelming! So, we talked to Dr. Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, the Pediatrician and Obesity Medicine Physician behind Lifestyle Medicine Center about family dynamics around food, how to get into a comfortable routine and when it could be time to seek medical help!
At what age does the parents’ relationships with food begin to influence a child’s relationship
Children are always watching and are influenced by parents at a very young age, even as young as 2 years old.
is the best approach for them to take?
Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, is one of Connecticut’s first certified obesity medicine physicians as well as an experienced pediatrician. She specializes in treating children with excess weight and nutrition issues at Lifestyle Medicine Center in Stamford. She excels in working with the child and parent to bring about changes that have a lasting impact.