July 25, 2009

Growing up so fast!

I can't believe how fast the time flies when you're busy! This summer has flown by! My mom is always begging me to update her on Berlin's size and how she's doing...and since I just got off the phone with her I am going to make good on my promise and take a picture of her right now...

Okay, so here she is! She's already 5 1/2 weeks old! See time flies! Even though she started off at a hefty 10lbs 2 oz it actually took her a couple of weeks to make it back to it! She is the only one of my kids that could down 4 oz per feeding at just a week old! I would feed her 2 ounces and she would act like she was STARVING afterwards! I was shocked when her doctor said she wasn't back up to her birth weight at her 2 week check!

Unfortunately, in the past few weeks she has developed the same trait the other girls had...she's an "urpy lurp"! (Translation...she spits up A LOT!) It stinks literally! Ha Ha...I can't seem to keep enough burp cloths on hand! I go through at least 3 changes of clothes per day and she must hold some sort of record...because she can go through about 2 outfits per feeding! They never seem to spit up all at once...at least not mine. They do this great burp...then a little dribble and then they begin to fall asleep. Then right when you think it's safe to move...they spit up on you! After a little while you think it's safe to change their outfit...and BAM...round two begins! I haven't tried the formula that's supposed to help spitting up yet...right now I've just been trying to monitor how much comes out...so I can put that much more back in!

During the day she doesn't sleep much unless I'm holding her...which doesn't let me get much done around the house. This time around I kind of don't mind...I just do most of my housework when Phil's home or have the kids help out. At night she sleeps from about 4-6 hours, so I can't complain. I know it's going to go by fast and before I know it...she'll be running around like the others!


Teresa said...

she is a adorable- love, love your Banner!
Have a great day