Almost 9 lbs of pure joy

We went back to Dr. L today for another weight check for Joshua. He is now 8 lbs and 14 oz! He is almost 9 lbs of pure joy!

She checked him over, and was happy with his progress of weight gain and health in general. We don’t have to go back for another 2 weeks, when he is a month old.

For now, I think I will continue with the breastfeeding attempts and supplementing with formula. He seems to be ok with this combination. Although Dr. L acknowledged that it is fairly challenging to keep up with both feeding methods, and I tend to agree. Nevertheless, it is cold and flu season, so I’d like him to keep breastfeeding so he gets more antibodies.

Snoozing after the morning feeding:

Joshua’s view of the car ride:

At the doctor’s office:

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