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Thread: Chubby Cheeks and bf

  1. #1
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    Mar 2008

    Default Chubby Cheeks and bf

    This is just a silly little question but is it true that bf babies have chubby cheeks because of how hard they work their muscles to nurse? I have had a number of people tell me that about my ds and I was wondering how much of it was true.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006

    Default Re: Chubby Cheeks and bf

    I don't think it sounds accurate. It is true that BF helps them develop stronger jaw muscles (which helps prevent sleep apnea both as a baby and in adulthood) but I don't see why it will cause any visible difference.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2006

    Default Re: Chubby Cheeks and bf

    Quote Originally Posted by desperate View Post
    \develop stronger jaw muscles
    That explains my chatty chatty girls

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