You are one month today which is also your Aunt Angie’s birthday!
At your check up today you weighed 11.2 lbs and are 24 inches long. You are in the 95th percentile for weight and 50-75 percentile for length.
You have already outgrown newborn diapers and are in size 1. You are wearing 0-3 month clothes and some 3-6 month outfits (which makes me very sad)! You are a growing boy!!You are wiggling like crazy these days. You can now focus more and able to follow some objects. You are starting to recognize mommy’s voice. When you are mad you stiffen your whole body and shake your head back and forth.
You are more alert and staying awake longer periods of time during the day. I make sure you don’t sleep more then 2-2 1/2 hours at a time during the day. You make lots of noises and your face will turn bright red and you grunt all the time. You are starting to smile (although it may just be gas). My favorite thing is when you hold my finger while you eat! You love tummy time but mommy is really bad about doing this during the day. Usually daddy reminds me when he comes home!
You are a big eater and will sometimes eat every hour to hour and a half. We do have times where we can go 2-2 1/2 hours though. I breastfeed but have started you on one formula bottle at night because I just couldn't keep up.
Your personality changes daily! Most days you are very happy! You love to swing and sit in the bouncy seat. Really you like anything that moves! You hate the hiccups and have them frequently. You have tons of gas which makes you upset during the middle of the night. You hate changing your diaper but also hate having a wet or dirty diapers. You love to be naked and you love the bath.
You are starting to sleep better. You are now are waking every 3-3 ½ hours. We have gone 4 and 5 but this is rare! When you wake up you eat and go right back to sleep which makes mommy really happy!
We are going to start more of a routine with you this week and try and get you to sleep in your crib. Right now you will only sleep in the bouncy seat at night. This is okay because mommy and daddy have to sleep also!