Saturday, February 12, 2011

"She is growing perfect", Doctor says

Rylee had her 4 month check up on Thursday. She is 14lbs 11oz and 26 inches long. She is 75th percentile in weight & 95th percentile in height! Doc says she's looking like she will be tall like daddy. =)

He asked me about starting solids and I told him I was waiting until 6 months. He said I could even wait until 7-8 months if I really wanted since I am breast feeding. I think I will start oatmeal at 6 months & baby food at 7 months. 

She had to get 2 shots. =( She cried more when they stuck the thermometer up her butt to check her temperature though. Poor baby. 

This will be day #3 in getting her on a nap schedule. I LOVE IT. Mucho thanks to Loni for giving me tips. I swaddle her around 2pm and put her in the crib. She usually sleeps for 2 - 2.5 hours. That gives me my much needed "me" time. 

We had a rough couple nights, but the past 3 nights have been good. She's been going to bed at 830 and then she will wake up around midnight, but I let her squirm around and she puts herself back to sleep. Then she will wake up between 3a-5a and once I nurse her, I swaddle her up and she'll sleep for another 5-6 hours. 

She now will grab toys that are in front of her instead of me having to put them in her hand. She's so crazy. She squeals at the top of her lungs when she gets excited..lol. Daddy thinks she's going to be shy because when you make her laugh she covers her face with her hands. 




This is how she falls asleep at night...weirdo!

This would be baby Layla. She's so tiny!! Only 4 lbs. I felt like I was lifting a feather compared to my chunkster.

1 comment:

  1. Eek! I'm glad they don't check temps like that at the office my kids go to. They had to do that to Aiden was he was born because we couldn't leave the hospital til he pooped and it took him FOREVER. Finally they stuck it up his butt and he pooped right away, I felt so bad for him though.

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