Eliana is 14 weeks old now. Where has the time gone?! She's so NOT a newborn anymore! She seems older than she is in many ways and it makes me miss her newborn-ness even more. She is still such a happy baby!
We've been pursuing her weight issues for the last month. We *finally* were able to get her tongue clipped this afternoon. It's been crazy trying to find someone to do it. We ended up going across town (which, in this monstrous city, is fully 50 miles) to a midwife who's known to do them. That was after going to an oral surgeon this morning who said, "Oh, look, she's not tongue tied!" He was referred by the pedi dentist whom we loved but who wasn't comfortable doing a clip as involved as hers might need to be. We found her after a long search subsequent to seeing an alternative pedi who confirmed that Eliana is perfectly healthy and has no major, underlying issues. We went to her after an LLL leader who's trained in posterior ties confirmed my suspicions and evaluated her latch. We did that after spending a week addressing suspected letdown and over-supply issues as well as going dairy-free, all in an effort to affect her weight gain and mucousy stools.
And then there's the ENT we were referred to who didn't have an appointment open till next Monday. I'll cancel that one tomorrow.
After her tongue was clipped, I saw her really stick out her tongue on her own for the first time ever. She did stick it out a couple of times yesterday when I was messing with her upper frenulum, but I've never, ever seen her do it other than that. I hoping this solves her issues!
How is everyone else doing? It's been so quiet here! I can't believe we'll be moving over to Life with a Babe soon! Though it has felt very strange for quite a long time to click "I'm Pregnant" when I'm thinking, "No, I'm not!!"