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Do I have the only bottomless pit 3yo??

My son is 3 and he just eats and eats..When hes done eating a meal, 5min later he wants something else. Its like he is never full. and is ALWAYS asking for food! I duno about a growth spurt...hes been like this for about 2yrs. Is there anyone else that has bottomless pits for children?

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JaydnsMom22

Asked by JaydnsMom22 at 4:55 PM on Mar. 15, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • yes my 1yo dd! !!!!!!!!!!!!!! she will finish eating her meal and come over to eat mine too! drives me INSANE!!!!
    knicole0708

    Answer by knicole0708 at 4:59 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My 5, almost 6yo DD is like that. DS is almost 4 and hardly eats lately.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:00 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My 2 year-old is the same way some days. Other days she does not want to eat at all.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 5:09 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • my 16 yr old son is.
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 5:09 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My son is 3 and can out eat me. In the morning he will eat two bowls of oatmeal and 45 mintues later be hungry again. His weight is average for his percentile too.
    AmyLynn5398

    Answer by AmyLynn5398 at 5:10 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • amylynn, im curious-how many lbs is ur son? mine is 38 and 3'3 and hes a tall boy. and was always a big one! 9.2 at birth
    JaydnsMom22

    Comment by JaydnsMom22 (original poster) at 5:16 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My four year old does the same thing. Its really bad like at night he has a snack before bed, if he lays in bed 5 min. and doesnt fall asleep he says he is hungry. GRRR
    jmgblair10

    Answer by jmgblair10 at 5:32 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • omg my 4yr old is doing thatits driving me crazy ...lol
    hallman

    Answer by hallman at 7:10 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My brother is. It is amazing. It is probably because of growth sperts.
    Hatsumomo

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 11:58 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • my son goes through stages like this and then sometimes it is like pulling teeth to get him to eat anything if he is healthy I wouldn't worry about and also if his doctor isn't worried then you shouldn't be it is just one of the many growth spurts kids go through
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 11:09 AM on Mar. 16, 2011

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