Friday, October 23, 2009

6 Month Check Up

We went for Avery's 6 month check up today, and all is well!! Poor thing had blood work drawn, 6 shots, and one oral vaccine. She did not cry at all while her blood was being drawn, and only cried for about 5 seconds during the shots. She has grown so much! Here's the stats:
weight: 15 pounds, 3 ounces = 50th percentile (up from 25th-30th)
height: 26 1/2 inches = 80th percentile (up from 40th)
head circ: 17 inches = 80th percentile (DOWN from 90th :) )
We have been given the official green light for food. He said that she was advanced with her strength and coordination. She isn't making any attempt to imitate sounds yet, but he said not to worry about that. She makes sounds, just not imitated sounds. Also, the "molar" that we all thought was coming in is in fact NOT a molar...it's a cyst. He didn't seem very worried about that, either. Over all, we have been very blessed with Avery's health. Knock on wood, she hasn't been sick yet...not even a runny nose. We don't go back to the doctor until she's 9 months old....which will be in 2010. CRAZY!

I forgot my camera today, so these are courtesy of Matt's cell phone:


This is not from today, but it was on his cell phone. This was taken in REI, an outdoor store in Brentwood, TN. We found this hat last time we were up there and are still kicking ourselves for not buying it. It was so cute!