Quoting Mama*AtoZ:" Growth spurt. Increasing his omega 3 intake could help aswel as his protein before bed. Omega 3 especially ... [snip!] ... have the vocab explosion and cognitive spurts and they often bf or eat more to get the nutrients conducive to brain growth."
Quoting Mama*AtoZ:" Yup, i give DS this He had a lot of growth spurts from just before 2 till 3 yrs, he went from being ... [snip!] ... 3 yrs, he went from being small for his age to big and he had a couple of phases where he had to eat more before bed/at night."