Monday, October 8, 2012

chunky monkey; behemoth baby

We had a checkup with Dr. Nelson on Thursday for Lars.  His kidney function is still perfectly intact.  His electrolytes looked totally normal, and his growth charts were stellar.  He was 14 pounds 3 oz at 9 weeks of age, putting him at about the 90-95% for weight.  Sam was only 14 pounds at 12 months, so we're pretty happy with this level of chubbiness.  Lars's length was just over 24 inches, also in the 90% percentile.  He definitely likes to eat, and we hope he keeps it up indefinitely.  He's tolerating the full dose of cystagon now, at 100 mg every 6 hours.  He sleeps through the night for the most part, too, except for when we have to give him his meds at 3:00 a.m. 

We figured out where Lars gets his infantile behavior from.

Sam LOVES LOVES LOVES his baby brother.

Ask the wise Buddha for advice.


  1. Oh my goodness! He is AWESOME!! GOOO LARS! He's as big as Elsie is- what chunks we have second time around :) I'm so glad he's doing well!

  2. He is a Stephen baby..... he looks just like you! So glad he is doing well. We love the chunk!

  3. Lars is adorable! I think he looks just like Sam! I am so glad that he is doing so well.

  4. oh my gosh, he IS chubby! i love it. :) chub on a babe is the beesssst. way to go lars!
    and cutest lovin up on his brother!