McKenna Baby Summary: Week 34

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Schedule and routine for a 33-34 week old baby. Get info on this baby’s daily schedule and routine for each day and know how to structure your day.

34 week old McKenna smiling

This was another good week overall. There was a bit of fussiness, which coincides with Wonder Weeks for her adjusted age. This is a time when they say baby starts to realize mommy can walk out of the room and leave baby behind and might be slightly fussy. We had some of that this week, but nothing bad.

NURSING

Things are still good in the nursing department.

SLEEPING

McKenna slept well all week long. She is getting even better about moving around now that she is in footed pajamas instead of the sleep sack. When she is awake and playing, she will roll to get from point A to point B, which I find quite funny.


Read: Dressing Baby for Sleeping


SOLIDS

I didn’t introduce any new foods this week. I did make a bunch of prunes, though. Prunes are not as easy as I thought they would be. I first tried them in my inexpensive little mini-mixer, but it didn’t do a good job of mixing it up, so I moved on to the Cuisinart. It does a great job (but is a lot more of a clean-up, so I avoid using it when I can). I also didn’t add enough water, which I didn’t realize until they didn’t freeze solid. Despite that, she likes them, and making them is a lot cheaper than buying them.


Read: Making Baby Food


FINGER FOODS

She is getting better and better about eating finger foods. She does a nice chewing motion. My head is telling me to let her have more real finger foods (as opposed to the kind that dissolve by Gerber), but I am just cautious. I think once she is 8 months old, I will be a little more daring. 8 months just sounds older. But in my head, she is still 6 months old :).

SIPPY CUP

I haven’t been great about being consistent with the sippy cup with her. This week, I started giving it each day, and she got really good at it! I also used a different cup because I couldn’t find the one I usually use. I used an Avent Sippy Cup. This is the kind Brayden learned on, as well. She seems to prefer it. Either that or she coincidentally started getting better at the same time she started using the Avent sippy.

OUR SCHEDULE

8:05 AM–wake, nurse, solids (prunes or peaches and oatmeal)
9:35-9:40 AM–nap
12:15 PM–wake, nurse, solids (green veggie and applesauce. Sometimes mix in blueberries)
2:00 PM–nap
4:30 PM–wake, nurse, solids (yellow veggie and bananas or pears)
6:30 PM–nap
7:45ish PM–wake, nurse, PJs, story, bed

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