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November 3rd, 2013, 08:30 PM
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Colton is one month old today! It's been such a crazy journey, and does NOT feel like it has been that long. Even though it seems like he has always been here, it also feels as though we just brought him home yesterday.

BIG milestone yesterday! Auntie Jen was holding him, and I came over and said "Hi Colton!" He turned his head over to me and gave the biggest smile. Open mouth happy eyes smile! He kept eye contact with me for a bit and then went back to looking around the room. No burps or toots afterwards so I'm pretty sure that was a legitimate smile

We're still breastfeeding, and still working on his latch. He has an upper lip tie which is impairing his ability to keep suction, so he breaks off quite a bit - taking in lots of air. So he's quite the gassy and spitty baby. Poor guy... Although we have an appointment with a craniosacral therapist so hopefully she cant help him out some.

He's also not pooping. His doctor isn't concerned since he is breastfed, and breastmilk is so efficiently digested. Some babies poop after every feeding, some a few times a day, some once a day, some every couple days, and some once a week. Well he's in the once a week category. We're told not to worry unless he gets a hard tummy, develops a fever, or seems incredibly fussy. His dr also said to give him 2 ounces of apple juice to try to get things moving. Jake just gave him his first bottle of it, so we'll see if that does anything.

Little man is up to 9lbs 13oz and 22.5 inches Growing like a champ!
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November 3rd, 2013, 08:34 PM
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Daww! What a big boy!

Lily went a week without poop, week before last. She wasn't fussy at all, but when she did go, it went everywhere! Lol Now she's going once every day or two.
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November 4th, 2013, 04:32 AM
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Yay for a month old!!
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November 4th, 2013, 06:22 AM
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Awe how sweet. I Love those big smiles. Sophie is one month old today. This is a great age.
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November 4th, 2013, 07:03 AM
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Yay for one month! Glad he is doing well and I hope he poops for you soon.
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November 4th, 2013, 07:48 AM
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Aww, a smile! Can't wait for that.
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November 4th, 2013, 11:30 AM
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I can't wait for smiles!!!! Beware though, you may get a blowout poop with the apple juice.. it doesn't seem like much but wow can it make 'em go!
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November 4th, 2013, 11:53 AM
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Wow, my lo poops with each feed, without fail! Great Colton is growing and smiling!
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