Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Four Months Old

Four Months Old 3
Originally uploaded by rustyandlaura.
On June 28th, Alex turned four months old. Our tiny baby is not so tiny anymore. At his four-month check-up last week, he weighed in at 7600 grams (almost 17 pounds). That is more than double his birthweight! He also measured 65 cm., 15 cm. longer than he was at birth. The doctor pronounced him a healthy baby and said he was ready to start taking clear liquids (like diluted apple juice).

Alex is at such a fun age right now. He smiles a lot and giggles hilariously when tickled. This month, he was introduced to baths in the big bathtub with Daddy (see previous post) as well as the joys of reading books with Mommy (pictures coming soon). He is working hard at trying to roll over, but hasn't accomplished that feat just yet. He is, however, sleeping through the night now on a consistent basis! I put him to bed about 9 p.m. and he will sleep until about 7 a.m. I really did not expect him to be doing this quite so soon, but I am certainly enjoying it.

Happy Four Months, Alex! We love watching you grow and change.


  1. Thanks for the update. It is a wonderful picture. We love you all and you are in our prayers.

  2. Alex,
    You are one handsome boy. Must be some good genes in there somewhere! I love you, Nyanya

  3. So much sleep!!! Sophie and I are SO jelous!!! I wish I knew your secret!

  4. As of July 10th, Sophie weighed 7780 grams. 17.0lbs. They are neck and neck!