Posted in June 2012

Two months!

Andrick is two months old today! He weighs 10 pounds 5 ounces and is 23 inches long. This guy is on track to be tall! Not sure where he got that. He’s moving into 3 month clothes (although he still wears newborn pants–that length seems to be in his torso) and is in size 1 … Continue reading

Carrying baby

Long before Andrick was born, I knew I didn’t want to haul him around in his car seat. I do that occasionally, if I want a place to put him down or if we arrive home and he’s sound asleep in there. But the car seat + baby is just too bulky and annoying to … Continue reading

Breastfeeding so far

I’ve been really hesitant to write about this, and haven’t actually talked about it with a whole lot of people. But here goes. Since I gave birth at a Baby Friendly birth center, breastfeeding was strongly encouraged (to the point that if you’re not interested in giving it a go, they encourage you to seek … Continue reading

Postpartum survival

The biggest surprise to me throughout my whole pregnancy/labor/childbirth/baby experience was my postpartum body. Yes, I expected to have a flabby belly, wider hips, etc. What I didn’t expect was just how banged up my body was after giving birth. For the first 8 or so hours after Andrick was born, I was in a … Continue reading