While you might be the tiniest 9 month old around, you are still super cute, and growing! In two weeks you packed on over 1lb! You weigh 13lbs 11oz. You are rolling, trying your hardest to sit up (aka baby crunches), and babbling. You got your first tooth coming in, too. Which means it's time to start food! You've tried cereal, avocado, and potatoes so far. I was warned that it's likely for you to have an oral aversion because of all the tubes you had running through your mouth for so long. Which means you would gag, choke and turn away from food. But so far so good! You love food! No signs of oral aversion! Praise the Lord!
The pulmonary doctors want you gaining weight faster so your lungs grow faster. They had a dietician talk to mom. She was very anti-breastfeeding of premature infants and wanted me to put you on high calorie formula. She wants you gaining 1/2 ounce a day. So we went home and prayed about it. In 14 days you gained 16oz! Double what she wanted. Your pediatrician told me to keep doing what we are doing. We are thankful for the answering of our prayers. Our desire is to see you thrive and grow new lung tissue.
Love you sweet boy,
p.s. I finally found one fat roll on your thighs! I'll have to take a picture of it.....