Friday, February 24, 2012

Development Update

Our First Steps developmental specialist came to visit Aspen today. After spending over an hour with her, she was raving about how well Aspen is progressing! She said her development is right on track with what a typical 3 month old baby should be doing.

She tracks objects, bats at her toys and passes them back and forth from one hand to another. She also smiles and coos and tries her hardest to talk to us! Everyone who's met her also comments on how alert she is and what great eye contact she has. We are so amazed at how well she is developing - all praise to our gracious God for all of His amazing blessings!

Cardiology Update

Aspen's third cardiology appointment was today, and we are happy to report back that the medical staff is very pleased with her progression.  Her heart murmur is still present, but she is not displaying any signs or symptoms of heart failure.

Her cardiologist and fellow told us that they will be ordering an echocardiogram next visit and will then present her data at the next surgeon board meeting.  They are anticipating an April surgery, and we continue to pray that she is able to get to surgery without any complications!

Monday, February 6, 2012

My New Favorite Toy!

Aspen started sucking her thumb today, and now it seems to be her new favorite toy!

It tastes so good! :)

Friday, February 3, 2012

10-Week Check Up

Today we had Aspen's 10-week appointment. She weighs 9 lbs 9 ounces and is 23 inches long. That puts her in the 20th percentile for weight and 75th percentile for height! Our pediatrician said everything looks great!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


This week our precious angel started smiling! This has to be one of the greatest gifts new parents can receive!