Mama Mondays – 7 months post partum update
(I know it’s not a Monday but this post has been sitting in my drafts for so long now and I just had to get it out!)
Height/Weight: It has been such a hectic month and I’ve forgotten to weigh Hannah and myself! I’ll do so when she wakes up and update this post. Hannah is growing out of her clothes so quickly and is wearing 00 and 0 sized onesies.
Routine/Sleep: Hannah is still taking around three naps a day but it’s slowly morphing into only two – a long one from mid morning to lunchtime and one later in the afternoon. She still isn’t sleeping straight through the night and wakes a couple of times and needs to be settled which only takes a couple of minutes. Even though she may cry, it doesn’t wake Daniel up which is so good! He seems to able to sleep through anything just like Daddy.
Eating/Feeding: Hannah has totally got the hang of eating and loves her veggies and savoury food. I gave her a mix of fruits and she found it so sour and sweet and spat it straight out! She has already tried some egg and didn’t have any reaction to it and we’re yet to try peanuts, honey etc. We’ve got our 8 month check up with the maternal health nurse next month, it feels like ages since we’ve seen her. Hannah also has a bit of cool boiled water after having solids. She is still being breastfed and we have tried giving her the bottle but she just bites it and plays with it instead of actually drinking properly! Milestones: So many milestones have happened in just the last month. Hannah started to move around by rolling and doing 360’s to get to her toys. Within a week she was trying to commando-crawl and now she moves around by using both her arms and legs and looks like a little caterpillar 🙂
She loves her food…and giving out lots of smiles!
Hannah is as animated as ever and both her and her big brother have the most lively and bright facial expressions I’ve ever seen.
Hannah has also been babbling away – she is quite the chatterbox (the hubby says “I wonder where she gets that from!”). She is making a lot of different sounds like “da da da”, “mmmmma”, “be be be” and clicking sounds with her tongue. She is especially chatty in the mornings and after she has eaten a meal.
This month has been such a roller coaster of emotions for us all including Daniel as we’ve had a few things happen to some of our family members including sickness and a move overseas 🙁 I’ve been quite emotional lately and even though to others it may seem like I’m always happy, this past month has just been a whirlwind of feelings and I’ve felt so drained so I’m sorry for the lack of blog posts here. I’m still posting regularly on my Snapchat (@jacq-fruit) and Instagram feed though so you can catch me on there as well. I’m hoping to get back into the swing of things now so let me know what kinds of posts you want to see here!
Happy first of the month! Good night!
Hannah falls asleep so easily with my sis and some of my aunties and cousins! Wish she was like that with me! Date night at Vue De Monde. Daniel (and myself and the hubby) so sad saying goodbye to our cousins and aunty 🙁