Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Eating Skills

Many people ask questions about what she can and can't do. I understand that people are curious, especially if they don't know anything about how down syndrome effects development. The easiest way to explain it is, whatever it is, she will do, it will just take longer. You know how babies go through stages, it's so much fun, but it goes by so fast, we get to linger and enjoy longer!
I have no anxiety over what she will do when, but when she does the smallest things, we all rejoice with her.
She's got a pincher grasp, on one hand, but refuses to use it while eating!
First she tries to simply hover over the food and see if it will come to her.
She will pick up the food, and try to put it in her mouth, sometimes she succeeds, sometimes not. Either way, it's always cute.


  1. Those pictures are precious!!! Love the second to last one!

    Brooke Annessa

  2. Ooooooh I wish I could pincer grasp HER and eat her up, she's delicious!

  3. Welcome home! She looks like way too much fun! So happy for you all!!

  4. I just want you to know that I have had a rough afternoon and you just made me laugh and feel light-hearted for the first time in hours. The first picture of her and her "hovering over the food" waiting for it to come to her is so funny, and adorable!

  5. She is so adorable! I cannot wait to be right where you are!!! :)