Mar 27, 2012 ... Round tummies and chubby thighs are adorable. ... used to assess whether
children are growing sufficiently, not whether they're too heavy.
But many people miss the signs that a child (especially a boy) is too chubby. In
one study, only 21 percent of the moms of overweight preschoolers knew it.
Our expert explains how to tell if your child's overweight, and how to help her get
to ... truth to that old wives' tale that a chubby child is always a healthy child,
either. ... Your toddler may gain weight too quickly if she eats snacks that are high
May 8, 2012 ... Mothers of overweight children often misjudge the size of their ... that a chubby
infant or toddler is a healthy infant or toddler," said study ...
Although you may be concerned that your child is too thin or too chubby at any
one time, the most important thing is that your child continues to grow at a steady
Jul 14, 2015 ... For example, being too heavy can delay crawling and walking — essential parts
of a baby's physical and mental development. While a large ...
Don't get too worried if your child is a little chunky at this age, but do talk with his
... that while being chubby as a child can predict being overweight as an adult, ...
For parents, it's usually a good sign when a baby gains weight. It means they're
healthy and growing. But how early is too early to wonder if your child is too ...
Jan 3, 2011 ... Chubby babies 'obese' as early as 9 months, study says. Hefty portions ...
TODAYMoms: Do you worry about your baby being too fat? “It means ...
Feb 16, 2010 ... "And at that age, it's too difficult to change eating habits. ... But the study doesn't
change the old adage that a chubby baby is still a healthy baby, ...