16 Weeks: A Parent’s Diary-Open the Flood Gates!!!

She’s drooling now. I mean really drooling. Like all the time… non-stop. The only time she swallows anything is when it’s feeding time. We need to somehow teach her that it’s safe to swallow things other than milk. It’s cute, yes, but it’s also frustrating. If you have a rag close by it will be too damp to be effective within 15 minutes. Now is the time where blankets really need to be repurposed into towels. They simply last longer. They absorb more. And then, of course, you can’t get it all. The onesie gets wet, and what a gross, clammy feeling when you reach down to pick her up and she’s cold and clammy. Yuk! Oh, but the one that takes the cake is the drool that drips and hits your hand while your baby is in your arms. There’s nothing more alarming then the sudden warm, slimy feeling when a huge drop of drool hits your fingers. Gross! You know what the really sad part is? I know it’s only going to get worse! :(
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