Monday, June 29, 2015

Emerson Quinn // Five Months

OMG, I have a five month old! She's a lively one to boot and sure does make life fun.



Height + Weight | At her 4 month appointment she weighed 14 lbs 14oz and was 25.5 inches. She was in the 70th percent tile for weight and 85th percent tile for height! I would guess that she's put on a few lbs since then.

Health | Growing like a weed! There's been a few things happening with her development. Nothing to worry about now, but we don't want her to fall behind. Since she had such a dramatic entry into the world she is considered a high risk baby for developmental delays. Because of this we're starting to work with a physical therapist to make sure she doesn't fall behind.

Currently she's testing at or above her age, but we don't want to assume that she will in another 3 month, 6 months or a year. So far we're working on sitting unassisted. She's a quick learner. :) Stay tune.

Sleep | Girlfriend is a sleeper! She's still mostly sleeping through the night although every now and then she'll wake up once between 2 and 5 a.m. During the day we get at least two solid two plus hour naps. Makes it easy for mom to get some work done.

Eat | All breast milk. Guess who decided to take the bottle again! All it took was switching brands. We've started to introduce solids  -- banana, sweet potato, mango and rice cereal. Did I mention girlfriend has two teeth on the bottom!

Wear | She's a big girl and is in 6-9 months right now. It also depends on the brand. 

Social | She's a little ham! So many little squeals. I'm just waiting for the full belly laugh. We traveled down to So Cal a few weeks ago and she was spoiled.

Baby Gear | We're loving our bob stroller, Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo and bumbo right now.

Milestones | The last few months are a blur with the house reno, but mom, baby and roxy are troopers!

+ First two teeth!

+ Traveled to So Cal for the first time.

Started eating solids

+ Rolling over more and more

+ She discovered her toes and thinks they are pretty cool.

+ more and more vocal everyday

Postpartum | That's a post for another day.

18-20 weeks

Other Emerson Updates

6 comments:

  1. Two teeth!? No way! And Wyatt is begging for food...need to make that happen soon!

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  2. aww she is so cute! i cant believe she already has two teeth!!! are you making her food? xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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    1. I can't believe she has teeth either. Yes, I'm making her food. I have the baby breeza. I love that it steams and blends.

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  3. She's getting so big! Isn't it amazing how quickly they grow... way too fast. I'm still trying to figure out if sleep is a big difference between girls and boys. Our little guy didn't start sleeping long stretches until closer to a year. Ugh! All my friends with little girls had great sleepers. I love seeing the IG pictures of your adventures!

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  4. Mine just had his four month check up and he's 15lbs. Aren't they the cutest at this age?!? She looks absolutely beautiful!
    xo Bre

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