This past Friday Giovanni turned 6 months old. I really can't believe how time flies. He is really starting to get big!
At his 6 month appointment on Friday he weighed 14lbs. 6oz (4th percentile) and was 25.25 inches long (5th percentile). He may be small, but he is a very happy little guy...not to mention strong. He is still in size 3-6 months and they are actually a little big on him. Just to think...I didn't really buy any newborn clothes for when he was born as I thought he would be too big to fit into them. Boy was I wrong!
Giovanni is doing great from a developmental perspective. He is rolling all over the place, can sit up unassisted (although he topples over after a while), can walk forwards, backwards, and turn in his walker, and has just started to try and pull himself to a sitting position when on his side. He is doing a lot of "talking" and even is communicating by fake coughing which is absolutely hysterical. When he wakes up in the morning, he coughs until my husband and I get him up.
I know it is kind of trivial, but I really enjoy shopping for him and picking out his clothes each day. I am not a fan of leaving your baby in pjs all day or just throwing them in onesies and cotton pants. I get most of his clothes from Gymboree and recently discovered Janie and Jack. Giovanni is one fasionable little dude!
This is from Valentines Day.
It is so hard to believe that 6 months have already passed by since this little miracle entered my life. Sometimes I think back to all of the tears that I cried wanting nothing more than to be a mom, thinking that it would never happen. It is amazing what a little time, patience, persistence, and faith does! I love being a mom!