Chubby kids are super cute, but that chub can actually be setting them up for future struggles. Learn how to tell if your kid is overweight.
Chubby cheeks, chubby hands, chubby belly: They make babies so huggable. “Children should start thinning out between ages 2 and 5,” says Sara Lappé, MD, pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “Your child will look his thinnest about the time he starts Kindergarten.”.
They'll tell me babies and toddlers are supposed to be fat and chubby and roly-poly; that fat kids don't grow into fat adults. While sometimes that's the natural.
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