Miss O is kicking butt & taking names, as my Dad likes to say.
She started deliberately smiling on March 30th. It was her 3 AM feeding, and the girl was a big old flirt. She was ridiculously smiley and loving me that night. It was fantastic!
She is also picking up her head and turning it side to side while on her belly and even pushing up some with her arms.
Yesterday I was lucky enough to get a nutrition lady in to take a look at her, and this RN was highly impressed. She said Ollie was doing just "AWESOME". I was proud & thrilled all at once!
She's going to come back every 2 weeks and monitor Ollie's weight gain in our home and work with our pediatrician to make sure we are on track for surgery. I am so excited by this because this lady was super sweet, and her knowledge was just uber helpful!
Last night, Ollie slept from 10-5:45! Oh yes I'm feeling grand today! And no worries - I asked the doctor if it's OK to let her sleep these stretches because she's been pulling 5 and 6 hours at a time at night, and as long as she keeps gaining weight steadily, he isn't concern and feels she can rest at night. Hooray!
PS - I'm hoping to score a video of little miss doing her belly time soon. I have to show her off because she's fabulous!