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I hope some can help me. My daughter in-law feeds my 13mth

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I hope some can help me.
My daughter in-law feeds my 13mth old grandaughter 16 oz of milk all through the night ( 4 oz every time my grandaughter wakes up)
Obesity runs on both sided if her family.
I've noticed my grandaughter getting chubbier and chubbier, I'm very upset, I don't want "that" life for her.
I think the all night milk is a bad Idea, and is causing my granddaughter 'a weight gain as well as possibly ruuning her teeth.
Am I wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Actually, you are absolutely right.

Over-feeding kids of this age can cause her to be obese.

So I totally agree with you in what you are saying and I would recommend that she should be given less milk than she is being given right now.

Let me know if you have more questions.

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