Here's a rundown of the intimate details of Baby's life...
Food that Baby likes:
pureed pear, with or without rice cereal
pureed apple, with or without rice cereal
Food that Baby will eventually swallow after it sits in her mouth for about five minutes:
potato, with or without rice cereal, pureed or fork-mashed
kumara, with or without rice cereal, pureed or fork-mashed
Food that Baby will spit right out, even making gagging noises first for effect:
avocado, with or without rice cereal
Food which is next on Baby's list of food-to-try:
Why I will persist with the avocado:
I read that it can make Baby's poo go bright green. I have to see this.
Usual number of minutes between putting Baby down in her cot, and her going quiet:
0, as long as I don't try it mid-afternoon or later.
Usual length of Baby's naps:
For a couple of weeks they were over an hour but now she's catnapping again (45 mins).
Number of times Baby wakes for attention after her bedtime:
1-3 times between 6.30pm and midnight; 1-3 times between midnight and 6.30am
Longest stretch of sleep this month:
6 1/2 hours, two nights ago
Just over 7kg
Baby's favourite playthings:
Bouncing in her hammock
Her little scrunchy fabric book
Her rattle/water-filled teething ring
Things that make Baby chortle with glee:
Her daddy's funny faces
The dragon hand puppet, when it's tickling her with its forked tongue
Being swung through the air
Being bounced, in my arms of on my knees
Biting my nipples