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Too Close to Crawl

Theo has made great strides in the past week. Christmas He loved every one of the gifts our kind friends and family gave him for Christmas. Thank you so much! Click on any image below for a larger version: Teeth Theo started showing signs of a third tooth a few days ago, and it’s now […]

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Physical Therapy

This morning, Theo and I went to see Doctor Sue in the Physical Therapy department at Kaiser. We were referred there by the doctor who saw him two weeks ago in the preemie screening clinic (again, he was a full-term baby but had a low Apgar score of 5, 6, 8.) I have come home […]

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Doctor’s Report

In my last post I described our experience going to get Theo’s development checked out at six months. I had misremembered that this was scheduled because he was in NICU. It was instead because his Apgar score was only 5, 6, and 8 (his airway was clogged with a mucus plug when he was born.) […]

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Physical Education

So, Is He Normal or Not? Last Tuesday, Theo had an appointment with the Preemie Department at Kaiser to test his development at 6 months. He was not born premature, but he was in NICU for most of his first week. I guess any baby in NICU gets this special check-up. Theo saw two doctors. […]

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Holiday Photos

On Saturday, we went for our first formal portraits as a family of three. Theo demonstrated his fledgling skill for sitting by himself on the floor.¬†As luck would have, Santa Claus was at the same mall! So Theo got to meet the Jolly Old Elf and sit on his lap. Click on a thumbnail image […]