Katie’s four-month appointment

Weight: 15 lbs. 15 oz. (was 13 lbs. 4oz.)—between percentile 75 and 90
Length: 25-3/4″ (was 23-1/2″)—between percentile 75 and 90
Head: 16-1/2″ (first measurement that I have)—between percentile 50 and 75

I prepped her with Ibuprofen this time…and it seems to have helped overall (no bouts of screaming once we got home). However, at the time, it was a different story. First, strangely, she absolutely FREAKED OUT when the doctor checked her ears. Screaming like she’s never screamed before. The doc said everything was fine, so then it was off for the immunizations (another room at the clinic)…where she started screaming as soon as I set her on the table. And then boy did she scream. BOY DID SHE SCREAM. Probably twice as loud and horrific-sounding as when she was getting her ears checked. It definitely made me grateful for what little crying she actually does at home. Then it was over and she stopped crying by the time I had made her next appointment and we were walking out—and she fell asleep by the time we walked to the car. Good baby. :)

Just for comparison, at four months, Owen was 16 lbs. 1 oz. (so only 2oz different—and they were using an old skool scale (vs. digital) so it may have been off just a bit) and he was 1/4″ taller…so they are almost identical!