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Can the baby be overweight just because the breastfeeding mother's diet is unhealthy?
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In brief: No
However, if the parents are over weight, the child is more likely to become over weight.
Also, if the mother is over weight secondary to over eating. She may over estimate the amount of food her child needs.

In brief: No
However, if the parents are over weight, the child is more likely to become over weight.
Also, if the mother is over weight secondary to over eating. She may over estimate the amount of food her child needs.
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