1/3 of Babies Are Overweight?

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Registered: 07-05-2005
1/3 of Babies Are Overweight?
Tue, 01-04-2011 - 11:52am

A new study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion found that, of 7,500 9-month-old babies across the country, almost 32 percent were overweight. Thirty-four percent were overweight by age 2.

Almost One-Third of 9-Month-Olds Are Overweight, Study Says- http://www.ivillage.com/almost-one-third-9-month-olds-are-overweight-says-study/6-a-310694?ice=iv:mb:msg:kp

Do you worry about the weight of your baby?

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Registered: 10-25-2008
Wed, 01-05-2011 - 10:35am

i have had to watch the growth charts with both the girls. Piper has never broken past the 10% and Ailey is in the 98% + so far. sooooooooooo the pedi's are keeping a watch to make sure they both stay on a good curve and don't skyrocket or plummet.