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Still Growing

With all the talk about child obesity in the US, we know tons of new moms who are watching everything that goes into their child's mouth very carefully. So when we saw the photos of this eleven-month-old baby, we were quite shocked.

The child weighs 62 pounds, the average size of an eight year old (babies at nearly a year are only about 15 pounds.) Doctors think he may have an endocrine problem. We hope they figure it out soon—as we all know, overweight kids are prone to numerous health problems, including diabetes.

As a parent, how important is diet and nutrition to you when it comes to your kids? How are you instilling healthy habits?

 

Posted: 8/31/08