July 15, 2009


At birth, Roscoe weighed 7 lbs 2 oz, and was 19 inches long--average stats for a 38 week, full-term baby. According to the CDC Growth Charts, this put him in the 25th percentile for his age.

At 8 weeks Roscoe weighs 9 pounds and is 21 inches long. He's growing well and gaining weight appropriately, but our little guy is now in the 5th percentile! This means that 95% of kids his age are bigger than him. I'm so glad we decided against naming him Napoleon!

Interestingly, despite a small frame, Roscoe's head circumference was (and still is) in the 95% percentile...

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