Thursday, March 12, 2009

My Skinny Baby

Delaney is 10 months old and more adorable by the day. She continues to be high maintenance, but I don't mind too much (most of the time). She STILL wakes up in the night to nurse, and I can't say no! The pediatrician says she's underweight and she needs all the nourishment she can get! (She actually said I should pump and save the milk and feed her the formula, but that's not working). She's in the 95th percentile for her height, 25th for weight, which would be OK except that she has fallen off the growth curve. She put her on Alimentum, a formula that tastes awful, because she's allergic to milk . She took it for a few days, but no longer. She was eating her store bought baby food pretty well there for a while, but that's going downhill, too. It sounds like she eats decent for everyone but me. I wonder if it's because I'm the one with the (huge) breasts? She likes to feed herself, so I'm thinking that once I'm able to cook again, she'll eat more. Most of the store bought baby finger foods have milk in them, so there goes that. If anyone has any suggestions, I'd sure like to hear them. Today I put chocolate syrup in her formula and it did work...for a while.