Saturday, March 22, 2014
Baby weighs over 20kg because his mother always gave him food or milk when he cried(Photos)
8 month old Santiago Mendoza is now considered Colombia's fattest baby - who weighs 20kg, the same as a six-year-old child ,
His mother confessed that her own ‘ignorance’ had led to her son's unhealthy weight gain and that, every time he cried, she gave him food or milk to calm down.She would always give him food or milk when he became upset - which caused his weight to increase
‘He was born with an anxiety, so if he cried I just fed him,
He has been ‘rescued’ by a charity so he can undergo life-saving treatment.The 20kg child, pictured at a centre for the obese, has been taken from his mother due to his sizeSantiago has already been hospitalised on several occasions because of his weight.
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