Thursday, June 4, 2009

One Month

Miss Maddie turned one month old last week, and we took some pictures to commemorate the occasion. She wore a Carter's size "newborn" outfit, which is pretty much the only thing that fits her really well. Most of her size 0-3 months clothes are still too big. We posed her with a 4x6" card and a bear that's as big as she is to give you some perspective on her growth (or it will when we do the same thing in upcoming months). Here are some things about Madeline:
*She has been an excellent eater from about 15 minutes after she was born. She nurses and takes the occasional bottle.
*She is an equally excellent sleeper. Like all newborns, she gets up to eat, but she goes right back down afterwards. She also (randomly) slept 9 hours in a row once or twice.
*She's a sucker! The first week I was nursing her quite often until I figured out that she just really loves to suck. She is my first pacifier baby.
*She has been practicing holding her head up. Like her sister Emma before her, Maddie's neck is freakishly strong for a newborn. She doesn't completely despise tummy time as a result.
*She loves her big sister! Or at least isn't scared of the sometimes overly-zealous hugs and kisses she receives from Emma.
Here are some more pictures, especially for the grandmas!


The Silly Witch said...

I love her. She sounds delightful. She looks like she's going to be long and lean like Emma.

Kallee said...

Adorable! I can't wait to see her in person.

Maile said...

What a cutie! I'm so glad she's sleeping and eating well. You are one lucky mama - and you deserve it after your pregnancy. :)

erin said...

She's super cute!!! And how wonderful that she's sleeping so well!! I think she looks like Dave in some of these pics!!

Jenny said...

"Maddie's neck is freakishly strong for a newborn." Ha ha ha.

So cute!! And sounds like such a good girl!

Tyler, Amy and Kate Waterfall said...

I can't wait to squeeze her!
Auntie Amy