We figure that not all posts need to be discussion items as some things are just too interesting to post in that fashion. This is one of those posts.
Our baby is drooling. A lot. So much that she went through three changes of clothes today. So much that daycare actually had to loan us a onesie because we didn’t pack enough. So much so that she isn’t as upset about the initial plunge into bath water as she used to be.
When I put the baby on my shoulder, my shoulder is wet. When she looks the other way, my chest is wet. When I left for work today, the bottom of my shirt was covered in drool because she sat on my lap playing the kicking game while mom got ready. Did I change it? Hmmmm. Sure I did. Come on, it was just an undershirt (at least today it was).
I heard babies drool because they’re starting to teeth. I also heard that I’ll know when it’s really teething time because the drool I experienced before really isn’t drool. So if she’s not teething, MY GOSH I can’t imagine how much drool teething brings. She’s not crying yet. She must not be teething.
Baby also loves to put her hands in her mouth. Not fingers. Full hand. And she likes to switch, wiping her wet (and not like tiny wet, like dripping wet similar to the dog above) hand on her face, her shirt, your shirt, the couch, the swing…you get the point.
I guess it’s better than spit up. I mean, if she spits up, I really don’t have a choice in changing my shirt in the morning. Or do I….