The Myth Of Benign Baby Fat

The researchers also offer advice on how to lower the risk of infants becoming overweight and obese kids, including: more breastfeeding, no solid food before 4 months, plenty of sleep and letting babies move freely rather than simply strapping them into strollers or baby seats.

Here's some of the news release from Children's Hospital:

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Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for WBUR. She is working on a memoir about rebuilding her family after her husband’s suicide. 



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