12th May 2014
Our perfectly formed five month old ninnie got checked at the clinic today.
Here are Kingsley’s stats: bang on the 50th percentile for weight at 7.5kg (or 16.5 pounds), a strong heart which thumps at 126 beats per minute, and an ideal blood oxygen saturation of 97%.
Happy, alert and strong. Our milk-fed baby charmed his way from the nurse’s weigh-in station to the doctor’s stethoscope. We are asked what he eats (no feed; just milk) and considering his rate of growth, as parents Erroll and I are encouraged to allow our child to discover new tastes. Food is on its way, Kingsley! But not yet. For now its milk and milk only. 7.5kg of baby made exclusively of milk. Our infant five month old…