Jacob is doing well. We don't know his current weight, but we know he is gaining because he's getting a little heavier each day! Nothing has changed much from the last update. Eating amount is still the same, except it has taken him about an hour to finish...he's like a marathon eater. He's still on reglan and pepcid and vomitting less frequently...so we thought. His developmental teacher came for the first assessment last Tuesday and asked about his reflux and vomitting. We said he wasn't anymore and whadayahkno? That night, he projected about 40 mLs 2 feet across the bedroom floor. That's our luck! Poor baby though...
Recently, one huge milestone of Jacob's is sleeping through the night! Last Thursday, we decided that it was time to turn off the lamp at night. Our fears of bradycardias and apneas were close to long gone, so it was time that we transitioned ourselves to go through the night without the lights on! Well, little baby boy slept like an angel! He didn't even wake up or anything! A little scary, but we finally enjoyed a good night's sleep as a family. He woke up on the 6th hour for feeding, but that was pretty darn good! It has been 3 days since and we are loving it! However, the number 3 seems to be our 'unlucky' number as Jacob usually figures out what we're doing by the 3rd day and changes the schedule around! We hope he continues to do well. The more sleep we all have, the happier the family will be! =)
By the way, Jacob has clearly communicated that our mattress is highly preferable over his bassinet. He co-sleeps with us, but we are very careful and are doing EVERYTHING to reduce any risks of SIDS or other potential dangers.
As you can tell, I love taking pictures of Jacob dressed up. My reason behind this, other than capturing how cute he is, is to put him in these adorable outfits before he grows out of them. He has so many cute church outfits and I hate that we can take him out because of the RSV season because he's growing out of them before anyone can see him in it! I seriously cannot wait to take him out. It looks like his last RSV shot will be given in March...which will last him until the beginning of April. Until then, he will continue to hibernate inside the house. His outtings will still be limited after the RSV season until his first birthday...which will give him a few months before the RSV season hits again! It stinks, but we rather have him healthy than sick and in the hospital.
As for me, I have 4 more months before I graduate with my masters degree in educational leadership, which includes 15 classes in Hayward and 4-all day educator's seminar in SF. Jeremiah is still working and will be taking a week off in February to spend time with us! Yay!
How sad is this??