Friday, December 11, 2009

TOO SKINNY!?!

We went to the pediatrician this morning....

* Dr's not real concerned about him not eating any "human food" yet. It's probably just an issue with textures.
* Had 3 shots (OUCH!)...finally got the first flu shot...we're choosing not to do H1N1
* Only weighs 19 pounds: need to add butter to his baby food and switch to whole milk and high fat content yogurt and icecream

We go back in a month for the second flu shot (baby shots are in 2 doses) and then she'll check his weight again.

By the way, this is our Christmas card...isn't he adorable!

4 comments:

Debbie B said...

19lbs doesn't seem that low. But I guess I'm thinking of the charts for girls and I know boys are different.

Whole milk should add some pounds on quickly.

Jill said...

He is adrable! Great Christmas card!
Vivi is 5 1/2 months and 20 pounds! She seems to be adding a half a pound a week and it's killing me in clothes, not to mention my back! LOL!! She has already outgrown Lucy's pj's from China when she was 16 months! You just my have a child who isn't over six foot.....
Can't wait to see what he weighs in at at his next appt!

Becky said...

SUCH a great shot for the Christmas card!!! LOVE IT!!
My first two were so small.......my Anna at 5 is still only 29lbs!! She'll be itty-bitty like you are when she is grown.
My Justin has always been a light weight too. I had to do all those add extra calories and such for them.
If he's healthy and growing at a normal, steady curve for him, then my pedi wouldn't worry.
Don't know about the food.....I read your post on that and wasn't sure what to suggest.
With mine, I just kept offering it and putting it on their tray until they got used to it.
At 10 and 1/2 months right now, the 3rd is eating everything that won't eat him!! SO unlike my first 2! He was nearly 22 lbs at his 9 month check and I agree with Jill, my back hurts!
Sorry to ramble! I'm sure he'll catch up with the eating!

Kris said...

Cute pic!