Revised Downward

In addition to the shots received last Thursday, Trixie got weighed at the doctor’s office. The new numbers confirm Jennifer’s assertion that babies do not maintain geometric growth beyond the first 4-6 weeks. In fact, Trixie gained less than two pounds in her second month, throwing off my previous one-year estimate of 779 lbs. But now, taking into account an extra month of data, I feel confident to release a new one-year weight extrapolation of 67 lbs. This estimate is still, of course, much too high, and her rate of growth will hopefully decrease in the coming months, or we can look forward to celebrating Trixie’s 1st birthday with a big fat case of diabetes. At any rate she currently weighs in at 10lbs 13oz. and is 23 1/4″ long, placing her above the 50th percentile for her age group.

Projected One Year Weight Gain

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2 Responses to Revised Downward

  1. Carol says:

    RE: today’s picture. I’d cry too! The style just doesn’t project the image she has of herself! She’s much too young to go sleeveless, especially in North Carolina in October. What were you thinking?

  2. Jennifer says:

    We know – white after labor day is a fashion faux pas. Trixie’s excited about getting to wear her fall clothes once the temperature drops.