Wednesday, October 8, 2008

One Month Old...Already!?

We can't believe it!! It just seems like yesterday we were going in to labor...and now our daughter is one month old! How does time fly so fast!?

Over the past few days Sephira has become more visually engaging, and also seems to be focusing on objects at further distances. Since birth she has had very strong neck and back muscles, and is able to bust out of a swaddle like Wonder Woman. We've recently started using a Kiddopotamus swaddler that closely resembles a straight jacket, but it seems to do the trick and we are now getting 3-4 hours of sleep at night (in a single stretch!). Today she also rolled herself over from her back to her side. She has yet to smile directly at us when we talk and sing to her, but she smiles a lot during sleep. We have lost ourselves completely to her sweet and mesmerizing beauty.

We took Sephira to "Baby Connections" at the Birth To Three center in Eugene today where we're able to mingle with other new parents and get her weighed outside of her regular Doctors visits. At today's visit she weighed in at 11 pounds 4 ounces!!! That's a 15 ounce weight gain since last Wednesday, averaging 2+ ounces per day. WOW! So since birth she's gained just 2 ounces shy of 3 pounds! Incredible!!!


The Richard Family said...

Oh my goodness, look at that belly of hers! She is beautiful Effie!! Isn't it amazing how quickly they grow??

Anonymous said...


Thanks for making a blog, it's great to see her!


Steve & Ilka