Episode #149: Raising Body Confident Kids with Dana Suchow

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Today Dr. Elana interviews Dana Suchow, speaker, educator and coach on preventing eating disorders and raising body confident kids. Dana offers a nonclinical and holistic approach to parents, teachers and caregivers so they are equipped with tools. In this interview she shares ways you can encourage healthy body image for your children to help prevent eating disorders from arising. 


Topics Discussed:

  • The importance of raising body confident children
  • How the language we use can impact our children’s body image
  • The prevalence of eating disorders and what we can do as parents to prevent them
  • What signs to look for in a child who may be heading toward an eating disorder
  • How to navigate bullying or peer pressure around body image
  • Resources for parents who suspect an eating disorder in their child

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