We kept Miles home from daycare today after finding his eyes red and irritated this morning and fearing that he had acquired a case of pink eye. I left work after lunch to take him to the doctor and found that while he does in fact have pink eye, his double ear infection, thought vanquished … Continue reading Day 360
Miles's slightly off-brand crying continued this morning, and Jaclyn reached out to daycare early to check in on how he was doing. While the outcome of that initial conversation was, "Let's see if it gets any better," it wasn't long before she got a call back. Miles had a fever and needed to go home … Continue reading Day 326: Baby’s First Ear Infection!
After experiencing just a little concern that Miles isn't really trying to stand, crawl, or...well, use his legs for much of anything, Jaclyn took Miles to a physical therapist for an evaluation today. The results confirmed my worst fears: this cat is LAY-ZEE. Miles is just a tad delayed in the gross motor skills department … Continue reading Day 320
Today, we took Miles to the dentist so he could get all TWO of his teeth cleaned. I had my doubts that Miles needed to see a dentist this early in life, but according to the dentist this was the "perfect time" to begin ensuring his teeth are polished and healthy. Despite a few tears, … Continue reading Day 312: Baby’s First Dentist Visit!
Miles had his nine-month (!) checkup today, and things are still looking great. Contrary to what his mother and I assumed, Miles does not weigh 30 lbs. He has gained almost five pounds since his last check-in, currently clocking in at 18 lbs, 11 oz. Developmentally, he's hitting all the right milestones (although at this … Continue reading Day 285
Miles turned six months old yesterday, and that milestone brings with it another visit to the pediatrician. Miles is now weighing in at 15 lbs, 15 oz and is just over 26 inches long. His tactile development is coming along nicely, and we were told to expect crawling within the next three months. The doctor … Continue reading Day 183
Miles, somehow, is four months old (!) today, and in honor of this occasion, we sent him back to the pediatrician for more shots. But let's not dwell on that -- how about some more important stats? Miles is now 13 pounds and has grown two inches since his last appointment! Despite his chunky appearance, … Continue reading Day 121