Last night Mike and I seperately noticed that Maxon rediscovered the stickers on his changing table and pumped his legs vigorously in excitement. So much so that he managed to scoot himself upwards on the table until his head was pressed up against the top edge but it didn’t seem to bother him. I guess that’s it for letting him hang out on the table while we throw his diaper away! As it turns out, the scooting didn’t end there. When we lay Maxon down in his crib, we obviously do it lengthwise. This is how we found him this morning.
Just today I noticed that he not only is interested on what’s going on on the left side of his vision but he’s going for it physically. He is totally pitching his body to that side. He’s far from actually rolling over since it takes a bit to haul the noggin over and his left arm is completely stretched out but it’s exciting nonetheless. He also seems to tolerate tummy time better but we’ve been using the Boppy as a starting point and I think he digs the new view.
He is still pretty proud of his right fist and uses it to bat at stuff but he now relaxes it and purposefully grabs with his fingers. It takes a bit of concentration!
Best news for today: he slept for 8.5 hours straight last night! We don’t expect a repeat performance (but one can always hope) and it was such a luxury to stay in bed for the entire night. I say “stay in bed” because I woke up every hour after 2am wondering both if this was when I finally had to get up to feed him and if he was still breathing.