Monday, July 13, 2015

Four months - Anderson

This time I have a valid excuse as to why my Anderson update is a full week late ... I had/have (?) mastitis.  I felt super achy while leaving the gym Tuesday morning and it went all downhill from there.  Plus I was waiting for Anderson's 4 month doctor's appointment to hit publish (it's not until Monday morning).

I consider myself a terrible mom because I can't really remember much from the past month.  Ace is definitely alert/awake more and seems more interactive ... lots of cooing and smiling which is nice. 

His eczema is at an all time worst and I feel so bad for how itchy he looks.  He spends all day scratching himself and is now forced to wear socks on his hands at all times.  I tried eliminating dairy from my diet for 2.5 weeks and at the time I didn't think it helped. Since re-introducing dairy, though, I feel he's been so much more itchy.

On the sleep front he's been doing 4-6 hour stretches at night and about 3 naps during the day.  The morning and evening naps are pretty dismal but I've been working on his afternoon nap and it's been the longest.  We did hit some 3 hour nights recently but I blame that on the 4 month sleep regression. 

Ace went on his first long car ride during the 4th of July weekend.  He was a champ.  He also went to the beach for the first time and slept in a pack-n-play the entire time instead of a crib.  It seems like every day is a new first for that kid. 

Height - 26" (78%)
Weight - 15 lbs 3 oz (38%)

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