yes you read the title. i’m very very depressed. but this feeling will only occur when i see the progression of other babies. *sigh*
it’s very sad when you know your child is lagging and lacking in some developmental areas. although you are so equipped with the knowledge that a preemie baby will never be the same as a term baby. you know the setbacks. there are more downs than ups especially during their first two years. yet you still feel depress.
fateha’s actual age has already reached 9 months 2 weeks, whereas her corrected age is only 6 months 1 week. of course, she’s not like 9 months. she has the size of the latter age but my dad told me her development does not match those at 6 months. more like 4 months. how is that not depressing?
cos fateha is still not turning onto her tummy. i have to push and roll her over. her neck control is still weak. she doesn’t open her mouth when i spoonfeed her with cereal. she prefers the bottle. a friend of mne whose baby is younger than fateha has successfully feed from a spoon. hearing and learning all these really depress me.
*sinks face into pillow*