Sleeping Penelope

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It’s about time for a Nelly P. update! She is now 7 weeks old and growing up so fast! I’m pretty sure she’s been going through a growth spurt recently because she is eating an astronomical amount of her formula (the breastfeeding thing didn’t work out, sadly enough). She has been drinking between 6-8 ounces each feeding! Most babies her age that are formula-fed are doing around 3-4 ounces. I’m so proud of my good eater! She has also become a great sleeper as of late!

This week she has averaged 5-6 hours per night, and last night she slept a whopping 7 hours! I have been SO grateful for every minute of uninterrupted sleep; it has truly been such a blessing and an answer to prayers. I’m so grateful for that much-needed shut-eye!


The photo was taken this morning during her nap, I just love how she tucks her feet in. She’s such a sweet little bundle. Chris and I are so grateful for her and love her SO much.

She has also been smiling a lot, recently. It just melts my heart to see her staring at me with a toothless grin on her face. I have yet to capture one of these on camera, but I’m working on it.

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    1. Liesl says:

      This has to be the cutest photo! Great angle.

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