Baby

18 Weeks

How Big is Baby McLees?  This week, our little one is comparable in size to the following: a sugar glider, a spotted salamander, a newborn dassie rat (not counting the tail length), a bell pepper, and a sweet potato.  He or she is about 5.5 – 6 inches long and weighs approximately 6.5 ounces. Movement:… Continue reading 18 Weeks

Baby

17 Weeks

How Big is Baby McLees?  At 17 weeks, our little one is comparable in size to the following: a pear, an artichoke, an onion, a chipmunk, a pygmy marmoset, and a baby yellow-bellied marmot, (also called a rock chuck).  He or she is about 5 inches long and weighs approximately 5 ounces.  Baby’s sense of… Continue reading 17 Weeks

Baby

4 Months

How Big is Baby McLees?  Our little one is comparable in size to the following: a dill pickle, a Philippine tarsier (one of the cutest and smallest primates in the world), a gerbil, and a baby salt water crocodile.  He or she is about 4.5-5 inches long and weighs approximately 3.5 ounces.  Baby may be… Continue reading 4 Months

Baby

15 Weeks

How Big is Baby McLees?  Our little one is comparable in size to the following: an apple, a navel orange, a Hass avocado, an eclair (not a long john), and a canary.  Baby’s legs are now longer than his or her arms.  He or she can sense light, but the eyes will remain shut until… Continue reading 15 Weeks