Friday, November 27, 2009

Asa update

I'm shamefully overdue with getting the baby's measurements posted. Anyway, we took him for a check up at 6 weeks where he weighed 13 lbs 5 oz. That's a 4.5 lb gain in 6 weeks, the doctor said he was indeed obese. :-) He was off the growth chart that she showed us, however I found the WHO's growth chart specifically for boys and height and weight wise he was in the 85-95% both at birth and at 6 weeks. His infant chemises fit him until 7 weeks (barely) and then they were *tight* on his tummy and arms and so we put them away. Another milestone passed, that's bittersweet, isn't it?
This week he is 9 weeks old and though I don't have a weight for him he now has a 19.5" waist and is 25" long with a head circumference of 16". His blue homespun gown and his 1870's gown still fit, along with his 3 nightgowns, but that's all that he currently has. :-/ I have several of Sarah Jane's baby gowns and I tried a precious little wool one on him for Thanksgiving. It looked so sweet on him but I couldn't hook and eye it up most of the way down the back. He needs another few gowns but so do several of the girls, so I'll have to sew what I can, when I can.

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  1. He's so cute! What a darling.

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  2. He's growing well! I'm sorry the woolen gown didn't fit him. If that is the one I think it is, little David wore it when he was a year old! :P

    I have a green wool gown I can send you that the boys wore last year. It will probably be too big right now but it sounds like he will soon grow to fit it!

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  3. He's just adorable, Paris. I love his little expressions!

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  4. Thanks everybody! We *are* very fond of him. :-) I do look at him and his bigness with a sort of shocked awe as none of our others were anywhere near this big. Sarah, I wanted to ask if you might have anything in a size that might fit him.
    Paris

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