My pediatrician is always very exact about how old she is.  Otherwise I'd have no idea about those 27 days.    I got a big, "Good job Mom," from our doctor because Eden has gained considerable weight.  She now weighs 16 lbs, 5 oz. which puts her in the 25th percentile.  (Up from about the 1st percentile on our last visit).  I forgot to note how long she is now.  (Canaan weighed 18 lbs at this age.)   She has three teeth (2 on bottom and one on top) and the...

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For my records because having Canaan's stats just came in handy to compare.  At 5 months, 1 week Eden is 24.8 inches long and weighs 11.4 lbs.  (At this age Canaan was about 27 inches and 15 lbs.)  The doctor was not happy with her weight gain because she only gained 1.4 lbs in 3 months and wants her ingesting an extra 200-300 calories a day.  So she is now on a rice cereal bulk up diet and has to come back in 15 days to be weighed again.     Other than that he is t...

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Eden had her first doctor's appt. 6 days after she was born.     Just like her brother, she didn't lose even an ounce the first week of life.  She now weighs 7 lbs. 14.5 ounces.  She is 52.5 cm or 20.6 inches at one week old.     She is eating well and sleeping in 3-4 hour chunks at night.  During the day she is content to hang out on a blanket watching her brother spin circles around the room.  Her brother has learned her name and calls to her whenever he...

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