Matt Lauer talked to Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts medical school, who said the solution is not to put babies on diets. Rather, families need to learn -- and pediatricians need to talk about -- learning how to distinguish hunger cues from boredom, annoyance and other emotions in babies. In other words, don't offer the bottle (or breast) every single time baby cries. Click here to watch the video.
Breastfeeding does help babies reach a healthy weight -- it's easier for babies to over-eat on formula. But researchers also talked about babies being fed things like french fries and Coke; you don't need to be an expert to know that's a bad idea.
Do you (or did you) ever worry about your baby being too fat? What do you think of the study?