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The majority of overweight women underestimate self and child's weight

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- A majority of overweight and obese mothers underestimate their weight, and their children's.

A new study from Columbia University Medical Center finds over eighty percent of obese women thought they weighed less than the scale revealed only thirteen percent of normal weight women under estimated their weight.

They also found almost half of mothers thought their obese children were normal weight.

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