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20 Apr 2006

overweight or not
My 8 year old girl has a big tummy. The rest of her body is normal. She wasnt like this 2 years ago. What can I do. What can be the problem? She does not overeat.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Worried Mom
I think you should take your lassie to a Paediatrician to have a medical checkup just to rule out any underlying physical problems and to assess her weight. Children of 2 years should weight about 11 kg, so if she weighs more than this, the dr may suggest that you reduce her food intake slightly and encourage her to be physically active. But take her for that checkup.
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DietDoc
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