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A healthy
BODY
IMAGE
is
an important
part of a
growing girl’s
self-esteem.
Understand
what you
can do to
help your
daughter feel
comfortable
with her
body.
Girls today face
signifcant pressure
to be physically
attractive and have
a perfect body. As
a result, many girls
feel dissatisfed with
their bodies and
are at higher risk of
developing mental
health problems.
There are steps you
can take, however,
to encourage your
daughter to love her
body, regardless of its
shape or size. Find
out what you can do
to help girls develop
and maintain a
healthy body image.
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