Monday, July 6, 2009

9 months

Tessa is growing up so fast! I can't believe all she can do now. At her 9 month appointment she weighed 13.3 lbs and was 26 1/2 inches tall. Making her officially below the charts for weight and 20th percentile for height. We also learned that she has a heart murmur but we'll find out more about it when we go to a cardiologist on the 17th. Hopefully it's ok and not a big deal. She loves to crawl all around, pull herself to a stand, and walk around furniture. She loves to go swimming, on walks, swing, and LOVES animals (especially Nana's dogs and the ducks at the lake). Tessa decided to make a lot of changes in her little life right at nine months. One night she just up and decided not to nurse anymore! She wouldn't take a bottle with breast milk or formula either. We were a little worried what could be wrong but after a week and a half of not drinking any milk she changed her mind and starting taking formula from a bottle, but was done with nursing. I guess she just thought she was too old for nursing. During the week she wasn't drinking milk she taught herself to sleep through the night though!!! Yahoo! From 8 pm to 7 am! It has been so nice to finally get some sleep. Thank you everyone for all your suggestions, many of them helped. Since she's been taking formula she's been putting on a little more weight too. I guess I just made skim milk :). Our little peanut is cute and happy as can be. We just love her so much and she makes everything so much more fun! Here a some pictures of her at 8 and 9 months.

Tessa nuzzled in the flowers at the temple

Playing in her saucer

She loves to ride around in the laundry basket like a ride!

Playing with toys

Playing in the sand

First time swinging!

Making a mess eating cornbread

Bath time

Tired after a long walk


missy said...

She is so cute!! I can't believe our girls are already 9 months old (well, almost for mine!) crazy!

I go to that same park in Daybreak I think, the swings right by the lake, there's a big rope spiderweb thing too? We should go together sometime! Our good friends live in Daybreak so we are over there enjoying the amenities almost every day.

Jeff and Mallory said...

She is so cute meg!

Kristin Morgan said...

Meg, she is darling!

Thistles Home & Gift said...

WOW Meg she is adorable. Isnt it crazy how time goes by so fast? Congrats to finally getting some sleep!!! Hope everything goes well at the doctors too.

The Wright Crew said...

Such a cutie!! My brother has/had a heart murmur that they found when he was younger. His wasnt a big deal so they didnt have to do anything with it. Hopefully that's her case

Megan said...

Could she be any cuter!!??

schaars said...

Oh she is a CUTIE!!!! I am in LOVE with all the pictures Bobbie did wow what I would give to have her as my mother in law! You look amazing in all of them. We need to plan a play date with the girls soon.

Matt and Kylee said...

I know I say it all the time but... Tessa is ADORABLE! I love the pictures! We hope everything is ok with the Heart Murmer, you have to keep us updated. It's been too long, we need to get together already!!!