We've been through a few colds this month... and the doctor confirmed his first ear infection last Friday too. He's been on medicine since then and thankfully, it seems to be helping.
At the beginning of the month, he slept a 9 hour stretch! I didn't hold my breath though... the following week straight, he slept less and less every night. Now he's sleeping anywhere from 4-6 hour stretches... waking up about once a night. He's not sleeping through the night, but it could be worse. Plus... secretly, I like the extra cuddle time with him (especially since we don't get to see him much during the week because of school).
(a new "toy" Kaden found in his crib.... it will soon be moved)
Still not sleeping much at daycare- nothing new. I'm still frustrated with it too because he comes home pretty much ready for bed by 5:00. Hardly any time to feed him solids, play, or bathe. And I'm not sure if it's related to going to sleep so early, but he's been waking up between 4-5 ready to start his day... and by that I mean, "talking" and squealing in his crib until we come and get him.
He's all over the board... 3 month pants, 6 month onesies and shirts, 9 month jammies. Still in size 2 diapers and looks like he will be for awhile too.
He's drinking 4-6 bottles a day. He usually eats banana oatmeal for breakfast and then a vegetable for lunch at daycare. Sometimes, if he's not too tired when he gets home, he'll eat another vegetable for dinner.
Most of this month, he was still on breast milk. But just a few days ago, I started transitioning to using formula. He's done well and doesn't even seem to notice or care. I've made it 6 months of breastfeeding and that was my goal. I'm proud of that.
*exploring inside & outside the house with Dad
*putting things...anything... in my mouth
*playing Dad's guitar
*Hallmark storybooks from family
*playing in the sink
Other than that, he's a very happy baby. This month has been full of smiles!
things to remember
*first ear infection
*smiling/laughing a lot
*trying to be mobile... crawling & rolling
*teething has begun
*sits up on his own for about a minute before toppling over