I hope you all are doing well. Liam had his very late 18 month appointment yesterday. His doctor was out recovering from knee surgery during August so we had to push his appointment back a month.
His appointment wasn’t until 10:20, so I got to spend the whole morning with him, playing with his trucks. We headed out the door about 45 minutes before his appointment, which ended up being a good thing because I had to turn around and get his shoes. I swear if my head were not attached to my body I would lose it, this pregnancy brain thing is much scarier this time around. When we got there he watched the other little kids playing then eventually sat down and played with the activity block. I swear we waited 30 minutes before we even went back into the door. It was our doctor’s first day back, so I figured he was really busy. Luckily, Liam brought his “truck n’ bus” to keep himself entertained in the room while we waited. I obviously and shamelessly took some diapie tuck playing pictures.
Dr. W came in, checked what he needed to check and sent us on our way. Well that’s not entirely true, we had to wait again for 2 shots. After his shots, Liam turned to me and said “momma, sad, hurt bana”. In Liam talk that means “mommy that hurt and it made me sad, put a band-aid on it.” I wish I had gotten it on video because it was really cute. Dr. W said he looked really good and was impressed that he could understand and speak two languages (hooray!). I told him it was because we never stop talking to the poor kid.
I also told the doctor that Liam was going to be a big brother and that I was due in February, and he said that would work out perfectly so that Liam and the new baby could come in at the same time. Liam got his first Hepatitis A vaccine yesterday, and he said they needed to wait 6 months between the 2 shots. Six months puts us right at needing to take the baby in for his/her one month appointment (INSANE). It will be nice that I only have to make one appointment for both kids. The less time I have to take off work for check-ups the more time I will have for next summer’s vacations!
Anyway sorry this post is all over the place, sort of a word vomit post. Here are Liam’s 18 (aka 19) month stats.
Weight: 28 lbs 4 oz (75th percentile)
Height: 35 inches long (over 95th percentile)
Head size: 19.5 inches (85th percentile)
I hope everyone has a wonderful day!