Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Well-Check #435

We had another well-check yesterday and everything checked out well!
Height-25 in
Head circum-44!
Percentile for his age-35
Height-25 in
Head circum-42.2
Percentile for her age-20

Dr. Walker said they are on target with their gestational age (due date) in their motor skills!
He said they are well past their adjusted age (present age) with their social skills and such. Which is just such a blessing! He told me that social skills (the way they interact with people and respond to voices and sounds and the sounds they make themselves) are the most important because those skills cannot be fixed. But you can fix motor skills if they are behind in those. But Praise be to God that our children are not lagging behind in any area!

James has started finding the corner of any blanket that is near him and pulling it over his head (as pictured above) and he loves it for some reason. But sometimes he can't get it off which is scary. I really have to watch him now and it has been a little hard to get too sleep at night lately for worrying about him getting caught under his blanket. Thank goodness for the Angel Care monitor if that was too happen though! And pictured below is one afternoon during his nap. He woke up and threw a fit for about 25 seconds that day and this is how I found him after he had quieted down. I guess he changed his mind and decided sleep was the better option!They had to get shots yesterday. It's bad when you don't know ahead of time that they have to get shots. I was a little nervous when he told me because I chose to go by myself yesterday since they weren't getting shots. HA. You better believe I asked before we left if they had to get any next time. They assured me no. They both did very well once again. My little troopers! Audrey was first since her feelings usually get hurt the worst. After James had his the nurse handed him to me and I sat down with both of them. The moment Audrey saw him, what do you think the little rat did? Yep, she yanked his pappy out which I think hurt his feelings worse than those old shots! What am I going to do with her? We will start baby foods next week. Oh joy! And he also wants them to take a fluoride supplement every day until they are 3 since we are on well water. He said it helps with tooth decay and such. We have had a really good week so far and it is only going to get better this weekend. We are packing up and heading down to Macclenny tomorrow and are so excited. If you haven't already planned to go, you should. The Lord is always merciful to make his presence known there. May meeting is always a shot in the arm and it is extra special to us since Jon was ordained at that meeting. It will be 5 years ago this time. Wow. Hard to believe so much time has passed and so many things have changed!


Emily said...
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Emily said...

Our youngest niece, Kaylee, loved to pull blankets or anything else over her face when she was that age. The first time she did it with me I thought she was suffocating the way she was frantically kicking her feet and it sounded like she was gasping for air . . . when I ran over and removed the blanket I discovered the gasping noises were her trying to catch her breath from laughing so hard! I, on the other hand, nearly had a heart attack!

Glad they are doing so great! What's better than happy, healthy babies?!?

Dana said...

Wow they are growing so fast. I knew they had to be ahead of schedule with social skills as friendly and happy as they are. They are just precious! Can't believe it has been five years since Jon has been ordained!! I hope the Lord blesses yall with a wonderful weekend!