Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Schwartz's vs Cody's 6th Month Old

Cody Man!  You are 6 months old!  Half a year!  Here's how you've grown.

Weight: 14lbs 11 oz (5% percentile down from the 25th %tile)
Length: 26 1/4 inches
Head: 16 1/2 inches

*  About 2 weeks ago you got tired of hearing mommy complain about your lack of development.  So you started babbling, scooting backwards, reaching and grabbing, and finally trying to sit up on your own.  We are so proud of all that you've learned this month!

* You love to play with blocks.  You like how the bin is just the right height to hold onto while you work on sitting up.  And the blocks make fun sounds when you dig around.  They are nice and big and chunky so it is easy for you to work on grasping them.  And they must taste delicious because you love to chew on them.

* You still suffer from GERD.  We had hopes that you would have grown out of it by now but you still need Prevacid to keep you happy.  Last month we doubled your dose to 15 mg twice a day.  At this check up your dr told us to back it down to 15 mg and to split the pill so you get 7.5 in the morning and the other half at night.  We've been doing this for about 3 days now and it's hard to tell if this new dose is working or not.

* You more than likely have some sort of lactose intolerance.  About 3 weeks ago they told me to cut dairy out of my diet to see if it helped with your cradle cap/eczema problems as well as your colic and GERD.  Your head has cleared up tremendously and it seems so has your colic.  (Mommy on the other hand has become very colicky without dairy in her diet.)

* You've started growing hair.  It's a very light blond color and it's soft and thin but coming in nicely.  

* You recently decided that your exersaucer and doorway jumper are fun.  You'll play in those for extended periods of time as long as your best friend is near by to entertain you.  

* You are very curious and a busy boy.  You jump when someone's holding you and want to grab and taste everything.  

Cody, you have an amazing personality at such a young age.  Even though you still feel poorly often and we can tell you're throat and tummy must be hurting you, you are an extremely happy boy.  You smile at everyone and everything.  You giggle and coo and bring joy to all those around you.  Your face lights up when anyone talks to you.  You search in a room for the familiar voices of your father, me and your sister and then beam when you catch sight of us.  You are very ticklish and squirm and giggle when anyone tickles you.  You make everyone in this family a better person.  You are your mommy's littlest sweetheart, your daddy's big boy, and you're sister's best friend.  We each love you dearly!

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