Tuesday, September 23, 2008

7 Month Check Up

Nate had his 7 month check up yesterday with Dr. Bullock. He weighed in at a whopping 18 pounds and 26.5" long. I knew he had gained weight, but 2.5 pounds in a month was more than I expected.

He was otherwise in great condition both physically and developmentally, which did my heart good to hear.

This was a tough month for Nate. He was in the emergency room at A.I. Dupont twice for what turned out to be a nasty case of constipation (who knew? the kids poops four times a day!). To get that diagnosis however he was x-rayed and poked and prodded, and stuck 10 times trying to get an IV started (which they never did his veins kept blowing out). He had an NG tube put in, was given an enema... it was a very traumatic time.

After we got the constipation under control Nate got brochitis and was on antibiotics for a week.

Poor little guy!

So you can imagine how excited I was to hear that he had grown, gained weight, and was healthy!

1 comment:

la famiglia said...

Happy 7 months Nate! I'm so glad to hear everything is ok at this point, but sorry to hear all he (and you both) had to go through.