BMI labels in school report cards can impact child's well-being: Experts

Such reports can also give the impression that a person's weight is an important measure of self-worth, the experts added. PHOTO: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - Physical development markers like the Body Mass Index (BMI) can have a negative impact on a child's mental well-being, said medical and mental health experts.

Such reports, which are usually published in a primary school pupil's report book, can also give the impression that a person's weight is an important measure of self-worth, the experts added.

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