My 29 month old daughter was tiny for the longest time, but around 18 months had a huge growth spurt that just kept going, lol. Now she's 35" tall and weighs about 36lbs. She wears 3t clothes mostly, although some brands seem to run small - but even 4t shirts don't look too big on her, though the pants are too long.
I don't let her have a ton of candy or junk food, and she drinks mostly milk, water, or sometimes juice. She has a gymnastics class once a week, and we try to let her play outside as much as we can.
But the health department people say she's fat. She's not nearly as fat as some two year olds I've seen, but she does look big next to many of her two year old playmates - tall, as well as a little chubbier. She does have a poochy little belly, and is getting pretty heavy for me to be picking up (though I'm pregnant, so I'm not supposed to be lifting much.)
So I'm a bit concerned she may be too overweight now, and I don't know what to do about it if she is. Is 36lbs too much for a 35" tall 29 month old?
How much does your toddler weigh?
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