medically perfect

We took Grip to his 10 day checkup at the pediatrician’s today. He’s grown to 23 inches long, and his weight is up to 9lbs 15oz. She said that such substantial weight gain in a baby this big is “quite unusual.” Her final words were, “This baby is perfect.” Of course, Mom and I knew that, but it’s nice to hear that medical science concurs.

Grip also got his Hep-B shot. He cried for about one minute, whimpered for another thirty seconds, and then passed out asleep. Mom bawled for about 15 minutes, and still cries periodically when she thinks about it.