Yesterday we took M.G. in for her kindergarten physical and Catherine had her 1 week check-up. We have two very healthy girls!
M.G. is 41 pounds and 45 inches now. She grew 5 inches since she turned 4! She did very well during her exam and had her vision and hearing tested as well. She needed a chicken pox booster shot before she started school and she pulled through that with minimal tears.
Catherine has gotten praise for being such a healthy baby from all the nurses and doctors we've seen since her birth. She weighed 11 lbs, 1 ounce yesterday. The doctor told us that babies typically gain their birth weight back by 14 days or so and so Catherine is doing great to have already started to gain extra weight at 9 days. She had dropped to about 10 lbs, 8 ounces when she was discharged from the hospital.
She has some trouble with reflux, mostly because we're still working out the supply/demand for milk. We're keeping her inclined and trying to spend extra time burping her.
She is fitting into the family well. Papa's parents left Monday and my parents returned for a couple more days. Soon we'll be trying to juggle it all on our own!