Eating: Nursing is continuing to go well! Emilya would love it if I would allow her to nurse a little bit every hour in the day, but I try to stretch them to 2 hours instead! In the evening she does tend to nurse every hour, which makes doing a solo bedtime with both kiddies tricky. I am still getting up to pump in the middle of the night around 2:30/3 AM and Emilya tends to wake up between 4:30 and 5:30 and she will get a 4 oz bottle at that time and then go back down until 7/8 AM.
Weight: Week 5: 10 lbs 6 oz
Week 6: 10 lbs 12 oz
Week 7: 11 lbs 3 oz
Week 8: 11 lbs 10 oz
2 Months: 12lbs
Her Length is already 25 inches!! She is soo tall!!
What The Doctor Had To Say: Emilya saw the audiologist shortly after she turned 2 months. Unfortunately they found that Emilya does have some mild hearing loss in her left ear and we will continue to look into that. The good news is that she can hear, but she has a hard time hearing quiet, low pitched sounds. Obviously this was upsetting for me, but I think I will feel better once we look into it further and I can begin to process and understand it a bit better.
Mama's Thoughts: We are definetly getting the hang of this whole parenting two children. The spring rush has just ended and now we can focus on routines and family time a lot easier. Our evenings this month were pretty hectic with M getting home late, Noah hyped up to hang out with Daddy, etc. But like I just mentioned, we should be able to get a better routine down soon. Just after Emilya turned two months, I attempted my first solo bedtime and it was not smooth, but we did it and there is lots of room for improvement. I nap in the afternoon about twice a week, sometimes less, but generally both kids go down in the afternoon for 2 hours and this mama enjoys some quiet time. I will often try to tackle some things on my ever growing to-do list, but in all honesty, it's my break in the day and I need it!
Recovery-wise I still have some stubborn swelling, but I feel great. I have started to increase my activity slowly and will start working out a few times a week as soon as we get a routine established on the home front. For now walking is working, along with cleaning the house. I am able to fit in most of my pre-maternity clothes, which is nice, but it will be nicer when it is a looser fit, which I imagine will happen when the swelling goes right down as well.