baby fat


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baby fat

Deposits of fat that are present in babies and young children, but which usually disappear as they grow older. He still had baby fat in his cheeks as he entered adolescence, which made him appear much younger than he really was. It gives her aunties and uncles no end of delight to pinch her bits of baby fat around her cheeks and arms.
See also: baby, fat
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Myth 2-Chubby children have baby fat, will outgrow it
And, for mums looking to lose the baby fat, fitness expert Dr Joanna Helcke will be there to show you how to do it.
The truth was I just hadn't lost the baby fat from the birth of his baby brother (although "the baby" was aged three, so the baby fat excuse was wearing a bit thin).
In another confession, she said she was happy their 15-month-old son Alfred looked more like her than David: "Some people say that his round face looks like David's, but I prefer to think that's only baby fat.
nya has a lot of baby fat which she will eventually come out of.
This was the next logical step in an evolution that began with parents being told that their children would outgrow their baby fat if they adjusted their diets.
However, the appearance of flat feet is normal and common in infants under the age of two years due to the thick layer of baby fat present in the foot arch of infants.
For her part, Angelica Panganiban, has lost her baby fat and effectively transformed herself into a "sexy" dramatic actress, as the success of her concluding teleserye, "Apoy sa Dagat," attests.
Ironically, it was my grandfather who then made me climb six flights of stairs many times a day to make me lose the baby fat.
I'm glad she signed me up as it has boosted my confidence and the baby fat is gone.
Contrary to the common perception that chubby babies are healthy babies and will naturally outgrow their baby fat, excess weight tends to persist," said Leann Birch, PhD, chair of the report's authoring committee and director of the Center for Childhood Obesity Research at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
BrainStrong provides women and their families with the nourishment they need to make sure their brains are developing and functioning to the best of their potential, whether they're pregnant, raising small children or over age 55," says Shara Aaron, author of The Baby Fat Diet.
She suffered from low self-esteem, and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio was accused of making matters worse while it had her locked in a contract--feeding her weight-loss pills to take off the baby fat producers thought made her ugly, amphetamines to get her through the grueling shooting schedule, and barbiturates to put her to sleep at day's end so she'd be ready for more work in the morning.
Babies who grow rapidly and hold onto baby fat were once thought to be the healthy babies, and diet or weight restrictions on infants have traditionally been avoided.
Ziauddin, small and black with baby fat in his cheeks, is a Muslim boy who finds work in a number of Kittur shops, only to steal wherever he goes.