Monday, August 24, 2009

Healthy!

...so says the doctor. Praise the Lord!

I took Anna in for a weight check today. At her 15-month check-up, Anna had not gained any weight from her 12-month check-up. So, the pediatrician requested that we bring her in for a weight check a month later. Anna weighed in at a whopping 21 lb. 15 oz. today -- up almost two pounds from last month! Actually, I am shocked that it wasn't more. Anna eats like a horse!

The doctor also told us that all of Anna's bloodwork came back normal...which I had already assumed since we had it done a month ago and we haven't heard from anyone.

I also had the doctor do a quick check on Anna's eyes. The picture below was taken while we were on vacation. You will notice that Anna has one red-eye and one white-eye. (Click on photo to enlarge)



Of course this alarmed me because the first thing I thought of was the story of the little girl who was diagnosed with retinoblastoma after having a similar picture taken (See Link)

But, the doctor checked them again, and didn't see anything of concern. She did recommend that we have her double-checked by her ophthamologist when we go for her follow-up in September.

And, Anna got her flu shot.

So, according to her pediatrician, Anna is very healthy, and is now innoculated so she will hopefully stay healthy this winter!

2 comments:

  1. Always a good feeling to hear everything is good after an appointment! Two pounds in a month! That's great. Keep up the good work Anna!

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  2. Yay Anna!! Way to gain that weight. Ella weighed right around 22 pounds at 15 months so they are almost the same. She is just so stinkin cute!!! I hadn't heard the story about the two different colored eyes but that is kind of spooky!!

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