Josiah looked great at his 6-month check up the other day. He was 17 1/2 pounds. He is 50th percentile for both height and weight. He is where he needs to be developmentally. He is rolling, starting to crawl, standing with support, sitting up (so long as we place him in that position) grabbing at things, putting everything he grabs in his mouth, "talking" using consonants (mamama, dadadad, gagagaga), and I think he signed "milk" the other day.
I told the Dr about Josiah's trip to the hospital a few weeks ago. And, the Dr agreed that we made the right decision to keep Josiah off the seizure medication.
He was quick to point out Baby Josiah's partially cleft lip (which is the first thing that all docs point out!) He asked, "Did you know that he almost had a cleft lip and palette?" I said "yes." Well, since Josiah's nose is somewhat misshapen, he may have trouble with sinus infections as an older boy. (Just like his Daddy. Paul had a cleft lip and palette, and his nose and lip look just like Josiah's.) I praise God that He spared us the trial of a fully cleft lip/palette.
Josiah is doing great!