How can I help my child with their weight?
How can I help my child with their weight?
  • Childhood obesity has become a widespread problem in the U.S.
  • Methods of dealing with obesity vary by age, but all require active parental engagement.
  • Support from a healthcare professional is vital at every stage..
First Month: Physical Appearance & Growth

During the first month your baby will grow rapidly—about 5 to 7 ounces per week, or a pound of weight gain every 2-3 weeks. Normal newborn skin looks “leathery” or dry and will soon peel with very soft skin underneath, requiring no treatment. Newborns also have very fine hair covering their shoulders, back and other … Continue reading “First Month: Physical Appearance & Growth”

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