Friday, December 12, 2014
Emmett: 5 Months
Weight: 14 lbs 9 oz (21st percentile)
Height: 26 inches (58th percentile)
Head Circumference: 17.5 inches (96th percentile)
Milestones: Emmett is rolling over more frequently and has a hilarious belly laugh (that kind of sounds like a grunt). He tried rice cereal a few times, and still isn't a huge fan of spoons. Hopefully that will change soon! He stands up while holding someone's hands for a really long time- he would rather be standing than anything else. Good thing we have an activity bouncer so he can play in there while we get other things done around the house.
Sleep: We're still waking up 2-3 times a night for feedings, which is starting to wear on mama and daddy a tiny bit. Dad usually wakes up for the first shift/feeding and gives him a bottle, then I feed him for the remainder of the evening.
Favorite Things: Playing in the activity bouncer, standing up to see the world, putting everything in his mouth, listening to Christmas music.
Health: Emmett has had a cough and runny nose for about a month now, which is super frustrating because we can't give him any meds. But he is very happy and doesn't seem bothered by the coughing. He's still gaining weight at a steady rate, which makes us happy.
Feeding: Emmett still eats 2-3 times at night. We supplement with 1-2 soy formula bottles every day. He eats between 4-6 oz per feeding. We've added more rice cereal to his bottles to try to make him more full (we really can't tell much of a difference! Ha!). We plan on introducing veggies soon.