I took Nikolay in for his one year check-up today, and we discovered that he was once again above average in height (70th percentile) and far below average in weight (10th percentile). Pah. So much for our “fat baby!” The good news is that his height (30.25 inches) means that we’ll have to move him out of his Chicco Keyfit car seat and into his “big boy” car seat… the bad news is that his weight (19 lbs, 12 oz) is just shy of the 20 lbs required to have him sitting forward-facing. Poor Pooh. He’ll have to carry on a few more conversations with himself before he can sit facing Mama and Papa.
Here is a comparison shot, taken early in May 2008: