It helped to talk with the pediatrician at Dylan's 4 month appointment a few days ago. Dylan's weight is still right around the 25th percentile, but the doctor said she wasn't really too worried about it, and she also voted that I return the scale.
In the end, I'm not sure if using the scale was a good idea or a bad one. Certainly, it reassured me that Dylan was getting enough to eat, but I also clearly got
Anyway, it's gone now, and I'm trying to take my first steps on the road to Scale Addiction recovery. Wish us luck!
|Dylan at 1 month, just over 9 lbs|
|Our last weigh-in this morning; Dylan at 4 months, just under 14 lbs...still wearing some of his favorite socks!|