Monday, December 12, 2011

Growth Spurts

Holy hell.
Liv already eats about every 1.5 hours and when she goes through these growth spurts it just about does me in.
She gets super fussy and wants to eat or just be near my boob.
She hit a growth spurt at 2 and 3 weeks and then again these past couple of days at 6-7 weeks.
I'm left exhausted by the end of the day.
There are not enough arms in this house.
She wants to be held all of the time.
And she is no lightweight.  She is a whopping 12 lbs. now.  
I can't put her down in her pack & play or rock & play for more than 15 mins. before she starts crying.
She does sleep 4-6 hours at night so I'm definitely grateful for those hours of rest. Maybe I need to start eating and doing chores in the middle of the night.
It's a good thing we love her so much. :)
I dream of the days when she can go 2-3 hours between feedings.  Will that ever happen?

When Olive is not crying she is so wonderful.
She does really well in the car and we've gone to the grocery store a few times. She's great. She is starting to smile when she sees my face or hears my voice and I just love it.

In the other news, I'm back on the pill. Yippee! We CAN NOT have any unplanned babies any time soon. :)


1 comment:

Sara said...

Glad to hear she's doing well and already 12 lbs!! The growth spurts are definitely exhausting...we just hit one over the weekend and Enzo was eating almost every hour.

I love seeing her pics on FB...she is adorable!