Callahan is FOUR months old and holy cow, he’s so dang sweet. Having young kids makes the time fly, we look up and he’s another month old. He still seems so tiny, and it’s crazy to think he’ll be eating solids and on the move very soon!
Growth – He was weighed in late February and was 13lb 2oz and a whopping 25.98 inches long. He’s gained over a pound and grown over an inch in less than a month!
Eats – Breastmilk. Takes a bottle like a champ when I’m at work. We are using Dr Brown’s Standard with a Size 1 nipple, which works really well for us. He recently moved up to 5oz every three hours while I’m away.
Likes – When people make him giggle, snuggles, and watching Big Brother and/or the dog play. They’re very entertaining. Car rides are hit or miss. Baths are his jam. He also love spending time in his bouncer, which is complete opposite from Declan. We have the Baby Bjorn Bouncer with the Toy Bar and we looove it.
Dislikes – When he doesn’t get fed on time. Car rides when he’s tired or hungry. Watch people eat and us not sharing. He’s already tracking as we put food into our mouths and seems very interested already.
Sleep – Oh my! He is sleeping SO well. We have been following Taking Cara Babies, for the most part and it has helped immensely. We purchased her course for 3-4 month olds. He has done a few 12+ hour nights, but is going back and worth between sleeping through and waking a few times due to the developmental leap he’s currently in. Leap 4, if you follow Wonder Weeks.
Life’s Happenings – This month, Callahan landed in the hospital for two nights after getting Periorbital Cellulitis. He went down for a nap and was fine, woke up with a swollen and red eyelid, and we were at the ER of the closest children’s hospital two hours later. He was discharged after 48 hours and 8 doses of IV antibiotics, and sent home with seven days of oral antibiotics. We went to Dove Springs, where he spent almost the entire trip tucked into my jacket. It was COLD. Lastly, we celebrated Papa’s birthday at Hibachi.
Development – He is rolling both ways like a champ and has started trying to sit up anytime he’s reclined, like in his bouncer. He’s begun tracking anything in his line of sight, and looking for whoever is calling his name. Callahan has also starting batting at, and trying to grab toys!
Happy 4 Months, dude. We love you so!