Ten-month-old Lei Lei has been nicknamed the ‘Michelin Baby’ after tipping the scales at a whopping 20kg (3.1 stones).
According to his mother, Cheng Qingyu, her son was a normal weight at birth, but thanks to his ravenous appetite he has steadily ballooned since.
Chubby chops: Lei Lei weighs 20lbs but can just about be lifted up by his mother Cheng Qingyu
Hungry: Lei Lei, who was a normal weight at birth, loves to eat
She said: ‘No matter whatever he grabs, he unconsciously puts it in his mouth.
‘His most favourite thing is to eat.’
Lei Lei is currently in hospital in Yiyang, southern China’s Hunan province, where he is undergoing tests to see if there is a medical reason behind his weight gain.
All smiles: Lei Lei is currrently being observed in hospital to see if there is a medical explanation for his size
He's a grower: The portly youngster plays contentedly in his cot