Mother Claims She Lost Weight on a Baby Diet

Genevieve Shaw Brown says she lost weight by eating like her toddler.
2:01 | 12/15/14

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Thank you, robin. The dayby diet. One mom's surprising secret to slimming down. She say she's eating like her toddler and it helped her shed unwanted weight. Paula Faris gives us the details. Reporter: When it comes to dieting, no shortage of options. Juice cleanses to going Paleo. There's another face in the weight loss race. The baby diet. Oathing healthy food you feed your little ones but in bigger portions. Addie's, will's, mine. Reporter: Our travel and lifestyle editor, Genevieve, tried it herself. She was spending hours preparing healthy and delicious meals for her 15-month-old son but letting her own needs fall by the wayside. We're talk about small portions. Healthful foods. Chicken and fish. Seemed to vegetables. Great foods more mom and dad to consume. I'm up at 5:00 A.M. Making sweet potatoes. Put it it on a plate for my 15-month-old. Why can't I do the same for myself? It occurred to me if I opt paid as much attention to what I'm eating as I paid to what my children are eating, I might eat better and lose weight in the process. Reporter: Brown went gaga for the technique that helped her lose more than two pounds in four days. It's not what babies eat but how. Eat three meals a day, properly spaced out. Use portion control. Take your time. Don't rush through the meal. Move your Foote food away when you're no longer hungry. Don't skip meals. Snacking all day is a major no no. Babies are the only human beings that actually eat because they're truly hungry and for no other reason. Reporter: Learning some big lessons from our little once. For "Good morning America," Paula Faris, ABC news, New York.

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