By Charlotte Hilton Andersen, REDBOOKDiapers, bottles and... obesity? Being a new parent was hard enough before the once-charming baby fat became a medically recognized health risk. Robert Duffy, president of Marc Jacobs, encapsulated our societal confusion when he talked about parenting in a recent interview:
"Our biggest fight was that she was getting really heavy," says Duffy. "I'd say, 'She is being overfed.' [Alex] would say, 'No she's not, all babies are fat.' Then I took her to the park one day and had her on a swing, and this lady said to me, 'Why don't you let your baby walk?' I said that she can't walk yet and she was like, 'Oh, I am so sorry.' The lady thought she was two years old. I came home and was like, 'Alex, she is eating too much.'" They consulted her pediatrician and stopped feeding Victoria milk at night. "I keep saying childhood obesity starts in infancy, and Alex says, 'So does anorexia.'" Obesity and anorexia, all in the same breath... and their baby is Read More »from Is Baby Fat on Babies Bad?