― Controlling your child's diet and weight is largely in your hands as a parent. Here's what you can do if your child is overweight.Parents often believe that forcing their child to eat more and more is a sign of their love. Not many parents are unduly worried when they find out that their child is fat. They think of it as baby fat, which the child will soon lose as he grows into an adult.Some children do indeed grow out of their baby fat as they grow older, but many do not. So don't keep pushing [...].