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4 year old, still has pot belly?!

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Ponderingprivately Sat 21-Jan-17 09:35:11

DD is 4 and a bit, she is not overweight, and when she's standing still you can still see her ribs.
She does, however, still have a belly that starts flat in the morning and grows with the food she eats over the course of the day - by the end of the day it's quite sticky out! She eats normal amounts of food - a healthy eater but not an over-eater, treats at the weekend only.

Is this still normal? I don't notice it in other children her age, only those younger, where you would still expect to see a toddler belly.

TrollTheRespawnJeremy Sat 21-Jan-17 09:43:20

Normal. They're all different

TheLovelyLinda Sat 21-Jan-17 09:45:32

My son is 5½ and his pot belly has only just gone. It's perfectly normal, as Troll says.

Ponderingprivately Sat 21-Jan-17 09:49:40

really?! sometimes it look HUGE by the end of the day, me and DH obviously think it's very cute but I don't want to be dismissing an issue, even though I know she isn't overweight.
Thanks for the reassurance though it's good to hear it is normal.

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