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June 28, 2012

Baby tummy time at five monthsEliza finally rolled over today, much to my delight. She did it twice in a row, and the second time she even flipped herself back to her back. I was as amazed as she was; her expression was a mixture of ‘what just happened?’ and ‘wow, look what I did!’.

It seems like it’s been ages in the making; she was so nearly there weeks ago before she discovered putting her feet in her mouth instead. Now it’s a slippery slope before she’s running about all over the place. I’m off to baby-proof the house…


  • Louise

    June 29, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    I can’t get my baby mans feet out of his mouth at the mo, but if it means a few more weeks of him not moving I will leave him sucking his toes! Eliza looks a little beauty.

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  • gillian

    July 17, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    So funny isn’t it, how they go through a phase of putting everything in their mouth? Her favourite thing at the moment – apart from toes – is the remote control! Strange baby 🙂 How old is yours? x

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