I brought my 3 year old son to his well visit today. He was 38 lbs (90th percentile) and 28 3/4 inches tall. (75th percentile). The pediatrician said she is concerned because his BMI was higher than she would like it to be. We are vegetarians, eat tons of whole grains, fruits and vegetables. He has a very healthy appetite, and eats very well. We don't do juice, only seltzer, water, and skim milk. She wanted me to start controlling his portion sizes and only let him eat when he is hungry. I am a firm, believer that children don't generally overeat, they eat until they are full. I'm not concerned about his weight, I think he is going to be a large child. He all ready wears a size 11 W shoe!! Has anyone had any experience with this? Should I be concerned?View Thread
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