Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Great Big Four Month Old!

This big guy turn four months old on Thanksgiving. Craziness. He's already a third of the way through his first  year!
Mrs. Smith sent him these jammies and they are a perfect fit; size 6-9 months. Aren't they cute? He is fascinated by the bears on the feet, I tried taking pictures of him sitting up but he kept folding himself in half to play with them:)

His stats from his four month check-up with the pediatrician:
  • Weight: 18 pounds and 5.5 ounces. 65th percentile, starting to get long and lean.
  • Height: 27 3/8 inches. Over the 95th percentile, taller than most seven month olds!
  • Hitting all the developmental milestones for a six month old. Yay Otto! This is probably the reason he is slimming down, he's a very active little guy!
Other fun things he's doing:
  • Really starting to enjoy tummy time. If you lay him on his back he will flip over as soon as you look away, then he gets frustrated because he's stuck:)
  • Becoming more mobile by the day, rolling and wiggling to get toys that are out of reach. I've found him a few times napping with his foot propped up on the side of the pack'n'play and his body turned completely sideways.
  • Wears 6-9 month clothes in just about everything and size 3 diapers.
  • Loves to play peekaboo. It always makes him smile and about half the time sends him into a giggle fit.
  • Speaking of fits...he's discovering what those are as well:( Boo! 
  • Still loves being outside and riding in the stroller. 
  • Becoming more interactive. He will imitate you if you growl or make the 'mmmm' sound, and he is startled by weird noises. Chris was using a hacksaw on the back porch, and the sound must have really terrified Otto. He cried and was shaking until we went inside:( 
  • Eats like a horse and tried diluted apple juice last week (Medicinally! We were trying to unclog the pipes.) Of course, he LOVED it. Sorry buddy, we plan on delaying food until six months.
  • Can almost sit up, but he still struggles with balancing and his arms aren't quite strong enough to support him in a tripod. He also loves to push to a standing position in your lap, the face he makes lets you know he thinks he is SO BIG!

And, unfortunately, turning four months old also means more shots. This is how we all felt about that, Mommy and Daddy included. :(

Otto was a trooper and now we are home cuddling on the couch with Tylenol for the munchkin, cookies for Mommy, and text message pictures for Daddy:)


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  2. Gurl yo picture are getting better. :)
    Love'in it... Not the shots though.. :(

  3. Goodness he just couldn't be cuter if he tried! Happy monthday, munchkin!

  4. He is so cute! Are you guys going to Wendi's on Saturday? I am hoping to see the little pumpkin in person.