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11 Months Old

It’s hard to believe that Little Miss Minion is already 11 months old. In the past couple of weeks, she’s said her first word (Mama), pulled herself up from sitting, started to crawl, and has tried lots of new foods. 116 more words

NICU Development Follow Up

Every six months, Little Miss Minion will be evaluated to make sure she is meeting age adjusted milestones. She had her first one the other day, a little after her nine month chronological birthday! 512 more words

6 Months Adjusted 

Little Miss Minion is 6 months adjusted today!

Weight today was 14 pounds, 6.8 ounces. Weight at birth was 1 pound 14 ounces. Length today was 24.5 inches. 109 more words

Giggling Goose

Mr Minion got LMM to giggle while he kissed and tickled her. She hasn’t giggled in direct response to us before, just squealing and cooing. She’s giggled before too, but not because of us doing something. 302 more words

Shunt Revision #4

Little Miss Minion is currently sleeping off the sedative from shunt surgery #4.

Her last surgery was mostly successful. The goal is to drain extra fluid from inside the ventricles in her brain. 231 more words

Shunt Revision #3

Little Miss Minion had her third shunt surgery this morning. This shunt story started two days ago. Mr Minion and I feel her fontanel (soft spot on her head) on a pretty regular basis and we both thought it felt different Monday night. 412 more words

85 Days

Today is the 85th day since Little Miss Minion was discharged from the NICU. She’s officially been out of the NICU longer than she was in there. 89 more words