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Does your 3yo still have a really big sticking-out belly?

(6 Posts)
snowleopard Sat 09-Aug-08 21:21:48

I know babies and toddlers have big tummies, but DS's is huge - as if, proportionally, he was about 7 months pregnant - while his contemporaries seem to have lost theirs. He's got slimmer in general, but still has the tum, at 3.2.

It's not hard or sore or anything, it's soft, and it lies pretty much flat when he's lying down. But still, is it normal? I'm thinking of asking the gp but then again I might be having a pfb moment and get laughed out of the room.

DP wondered if it's because he still drinks quite a lot of milk... any ideas?

Racers Sat 09-Aug-08 21:33:33

My dd's does. She's otherwise pretty small. I'm not worried - should I be?!

TrinityRhino Sat 09-Aug-08 21:35:10

my dd2 has still got this at 3.4

CarGirl Sat 09-Aug-08 21:35:52

It's the lack of tummy muscles it's completely normal. I am mourning the loss of dd3's big tummy it is finally getting slimmer now she's nearly 5!

norkmaiden Sat 09-Aug-08 21:35:58

yes, pretty much! I love it

snowleopard Sat 09-Aug-08 22:06:16

Thank you all! Yes, I like it too as long as it's nothing to worry about. (DS is also very proud of it )

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