Ben is Three Months Old!

Our little peanut is officially a quarter of a year old! He is such a happy little guy and we are loving seeing his personality start to come out. We’re convinced he wants to talk to us already and he seems to have a lot to say!


Ben’s Stats:

  • Weight: 10 pounds 11 ounces
  • Fifth percentile for weight! He’s moving up on the charts!
  • Size: 0-3 months


Ben’s Development:

  • His head control and support is getting better by the day – we have to provide very minimal support anymore.
  • Ben can roll over from his tummy to his back.
  • He smiles a lot and has a generally pleasant and easy-going demeanor.
  • Ben can track a person moving around the room and is very observant. He loves to look at lights in particular.
  • During playtime Ben wiggles, moves his arms and legs and bats at the toys hanging above him from his playmat.
  • He has started grabbing things, like my necklaces or shirts and our faces.
  • We have noticed that Ben is quick to make associations. He associates us putting the “milk scarf” on with eating, as well as the Nose Frida {nasal aspirator} with getting un-stuffed up.
  • Currently Ben eats up to 6 ounces per meal, mostly around 4, though. He has graduated to the 8 ounce bottles on occasion.
  • Ben went for his first swim about a week ago – he seemed to enjoy it, which isn’t surprising because he loves baths.
  • Poor Ben had his first cold about a week ago. He was really congested, but the Nose Frida plus saline drops are helping clear him up.
  • His overnight sleeping habits really haven’t changed much since he’s been home. He basically always wakes up once in the middle of the night. This week his overnight wake up seems to be around 3:30 a.m. We are working on re-evaluating his daily routine with meals, naps and playtime to find the best fit for him at this point. I’m sure the day after we get something good it’ll change again!
  • Overall, Ben is a super happy, content baby! His third month was definitely his fussiest, but in the last week we’ve noticed that start to fade away. We love spending time with him when he’s awake and content and in a great mood, which thankfully is pretty often.