Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ilya is 7 Months Old!

Baby Ilya is seven months old!

Here are a few things to remember about her at this age.

  • She doesn't have a doctor's appointment this month, so I don't know her exact stats, but I'd guess she's around 14 pounds. She's chunked out! 
  • She's wearing 6-9 months clothes and size 2 disposable diapers.
  • She is exclusively on formula, unfortunately. She drinks about 8-10 ounces at a time. We had to switch her to a sensitive formula and that has helped her to not spit up as much.
  • She still doesn't have any teeth. Isabelle and Bobby cut their two bottom teeth a few days after turning 6 months, so I am surprised she's toothless! Even her cousin, J.J. who's 7 weeks younger has two teeth! Ha!
  • She has had cereal, carrots, applesauce, and sweet potatoes this month. She didn't really care for any of them and took only a few bites at a time. She's getting better at keeping it in her mouth though. She wasn't quite getting the hang of how to eat it until a few nights ago.
  • She is sleeping in a crib in her own room. No more bassinet. She goes to sleep around 7:30pm and sleeps until 6-ish most nights. I give her a bottle and lay her back down while she's awake and she just goes back to sleep on her own for another 1-2 hours.
  • She's not a very good napper during the day. She catnaps a lot.
  • She rolled over from her back to her stomach on Aunt Hezzie's birthday.
  • She plays with the stationary toys on her exersaucer and it's so cute.
  • Her hair has gone from auburn to blonde and it's texture has changed, too.
  • She isn't having to be swaddled as much now, but she definitely loves her pink and white blanket. I have a feeling she will be our first kid to have an attachment to a blanket. I may have to do something about that now, because that's not cool. 

She is such a treasure and we are so thankful God placed her in our family!

Here are a couple more cute pictures of our little sweetie.

She loves her toes!

Here's what was really happening as I was "zoomed" in on Ilya.

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