Pediatrician Visit

Originally I’d scheduled Ember’s four year well child check and for Everett to get vaccinations. When the time for the checkup rolled around they said that since Ember got a checkup when she was 3 years and 3 months old (instead of 3 years exactly) that it wouldn’t be covered under insurance for her to get another well child checkup until she is 4 years 3 months old. Okaaaay, well darn. What do we do as I’m sitting there in the office? We decided to quickly change the appointment to be for Everett’s 10 month checkup instead and Ember could just get vaccinations!

So we did that and unfortunately I can’t remember Everett’s weight or height! haha… 5th baby problems, I never remember his stats! I know he was like an ounce from 18 pounds or maybe like 17.7 lbs? Something like that.
Waiting for the doctor:  photo 003eresized_zpsbd8a0a9b.jpg

I’d normally narrow this next batch of photos down to one but I love that you can clearly see Ember and Everett’s relationship in this series. She’s all over him and he wants to get away and just dive off that table pretty much.  photo 007e2resized_zps63cd4dfa.jpg photo 008eresized_zps750a880d.jpg photo 011eresized_zps5e4cfae0.jpg photo 012eresized_zpsd8989163.jpg photo 016e2resized_zps29053e00.jpg

Sierra was the one staying close in case Everett lunged forward too much. Which is a real possibility with that baby!  photo 021eresized_zps6ee4d4e3.jpg photo 023eresized_zps82cbda74.jpg photo 031eresized_zps3e6e5ec7.jpg photo 035eresized_zps3fb8a150.jpg photo 041eresized_zpsa450f3a9.jpg photo 043eresized_zpsfb30d78e.jpg photo 047eresized_zps8feeb920.jpg

And after the checkup it was time for vaccinations! Everett cried his poor little heart out… way more than I was expecting him to cry. He seemed so sad, like his feelings were hurt even more than his legs. Poor baby. And then Ember… she was SO brave! Last time she got shots 9 months ago she fuh-reaked out! She was terrified and fought and screamed no and then cried a lot. This time she was scared but I’d talked to her so much about it so she was very prepared and when it came time for shots she handled them SO well! She cried just after getting them for a second or two but would stop right away. And she didn’t fight the second or third shot! I thought the first would traumatize her so much she’d fight us on the rest but not at all!! It was such a relief! I told her beforehand that she could pick out a treat for a dollar per shot after. She ended up getting three shots so I let her spend $3 at Wal-Mart. She picked out a Halloween kitty toy that was $2.97.
(For memory’s sake, the whole reason I went to Wal-Mart is I needed to buy baby tylenol for if Everett got a fever or was not handling any pain well. And I suppose I’ll add, both kids didn’t get a fever and handled the shots perfectly! They weren’t even abnormally fussy in the slightest!)  photo 053eresized_zps3d13e26f.jpg photo 062eresized_zps57ba9c35.jpg photo 068eresized_zpsb446aeb2.jpg

Once home I stripped the little ones down to diaper and undies so I could photograph their bandaids 🙂
Ember couldn’t stay away from Everett.  photo 096eresized_zpsf79ff1f3.jpg photo 097eresized_zps7b088f5f.jpg photo 110eresized_zps402b38c0.jpg photo 223eresized_zps752809cb.jpg

I got him this new toy. He LOVES it!  photo 250eresized_zpsa5b08de3.jpg photo 310eresized_zpsb009dd8d.jpg

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