We retired an outfit already... it was the lovely green striped one gifted by classmates Carolyn and Kelly. Kelly, apparently, upon seeing pictures of Caroline in it declared it a "boy outfit", but WE LOVED it... and as the favorite color of Caroline's namesake was green it was perfect for her early days. This, the necessity of retiring an outfit, and other things made us SUPER curious about how big our little girl is and so we were excited to go to her six-week checkup today and the answer is... drumroll please...
2 inches and 2 pounds in the month since her last appointment!
Well actually just over 2 inches (2 and a quarter- she's 23 inches even!) and just under 2 pounds (1 pound, 13 ounces- she's 9 pounds, 14 ounces now... just shy of 10!) Her head has grown by a centimeter.
She thoroughly impressed her doctor- gaining weight well on breast milk alone, good eye contact, good social smile, good "talking"! And her doctor thoroughly impressed Kevin.
We've decided on her alternate schedule for vaccinations so they won't start until the next appointment in a month. Not looking forward to that, but the curiosity about growth and our appreciation of the doctor will still make the appointment something to look forward to.
Hey, is anyone still out there? I've never had so few comments on photos before! Not that I'm fishing for comments, just wonder if a lull in posting made you all disappear.
One more thing... I made some progress on writing up Caroline's birth story. Still a ways from done, but getting closer... if I write a bit more every Sunday I should be done before she's 1! I'm so glad we were blogging through it all... helps the memory substantially.