You love to pinch your toddler's chubby cheeks, to kiss his dimply knees, and
squeeze those plump little arms. But is there possibly too much to squeeze?
Mar 27, 2012 ... Round tummies and chubby thighs are adorable. ... used to assess whether
children are growing sufficiently, not whether they're too heavy.
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 ... "There's this misperception that a chubby infant or toddler is a healthy infant or
toddler," said study researcher Erin R. Hager, of the University of ...
By including children whose BMI is in the 85th percentile—still too heavy,
according to many experts—the number of overweight children jumps to 22
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.
Feb 23, 2012 ... Even though a quarter of children under 15 in the UK are too fat, many ... One
clue is that even if your child is a bit chubby, they shouldn't have ...
May 26, 2013 ... It turns out, though, that having a baby that's "too fat" is up for debate. ... I used the
word chubby and fat phobia is our default cultural setting.”.
Worried about your toddler or preschooler's weight? When it is a cause ... us,"
says Tiongson. "It might be because family members or friends are heavier, too."