We had a doctor's visit on Monday and Sarah weighed in at 5lbs 1oz! She's on track to be about 6lbs (if not a little more) by her due date! We also had a quick blood test to see how she was doing and if she needed to continue on her iron supplement, and she passed! When we finish up the bottle of vitamins she's on, we can move over to regular plain ole vitamins. Yay! She's sleeping a little better this week, too. The last two nights in a row, she's had a 5 hour stretch of sleep. Jim and I have been happy with that. Though I must say it's a little disconcerting waking up and realizing how late it is. She has been eating normally and happy in the mornings, so I'm not too concerned about it. I'm not really willing to let her go past 5 hours right now, though since her belly is so little and she needs to eat.
In other news, we're officially moving on from Preemie sized things! She started leaking out of her preemie diapers like crazy earlier this week. So I'm trying out newborn sized diapers. They seem to hold better and aren't too ridiculously big on her. The newborn sized clothes are a big leap bigger from the preemie sized clothes, but she really doesn't fit in the preemie sizes anymore. The sleepers are falling off her shoulders because when she stretches out her legs, it pulls to tightly. I never thought I'd be so sad to move out of the preemie sizes. One one side, it's SO exciting that she's starting to be the size and temperament of a full term regular baby. On the other, she's starting to feel heavy and not fit in one arm anymore. She's getting so BIG!
|Pictures from this past week.|