Monday, May 13, 2013

9 months

Our sweet youngest is 9 months old!  She has brought us so much joy in the past 9 months...we are so incredibly blessed.  We cannot believe how much she has grown.  And thinking back to the early days of her life when she cried almost all.  the.  time., I simply cannot believe what a happy baby she is!

At 9 months, Harper is...26.5 inches long
Weighs 19 lbs 3 oz

She can...
*Clap her hands purposefully
*Scoot on her bottom all around the room
*Push herself backwards
*Reach for objects with purpose
*say da da da, da deeee, da deee, heeeeee, yay (not with meaning), hiiiii, lots of vowel sounds and other fun sounds.  She isn't saying ma ma and I think it's on purpose.  Ha!  I try and try to get her to say ma ma and she just responds with a smile and "da da".  Grr!  Haha. :o)
*feed herself puffs, though she'll usually hang onto them for a while before eating them
*almost crawl!  Any day!

She loves...
*any kind of animal...and if she gets to pet it, even better!
*Yobaby yogurt 

She eats...
*about 10-12 ounces of breastmilk throughout the day and then nurses 3-4 times a day
*oatmeal, prunes, sweet potatoes, apples, oranges, carrots, peas, green beans, pears
...and she gums it all.  She still doesn't have any teethies!

She is growing like a little weed!  We cannot wait to see how she continues to grow!

Happy 9 months, Harper!  We love you SO much!

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