S: BABIARZ 2011
4: Ryan Brooklyn February 17, 2011 1:38 pm 8 lbs. 3 oz. 21 inches Central Dupage Hospital | After 17 hours of labor and only 15 minutes of pushing (compared to 30 hours of labor including 3 hours of pushing with Cameron), Ryan came into the world.
5: Cameron was such a proud big sister. She fell in love with Ryan once she laid eyes on her (as we all did)!
9: March 10, 2011 HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY CAMERON!!!
11: Ryan's 1 month stats: Weight: 10 lbs. 2 oz. (68th percentile) Height: 22 inches (75th percentile) Head circumference: 15 inches (68th percentile)
12: Ryan's 2 month stats: Weight: 11 lbs. 12 oz. Height: 23 inches Head Circumference: 15.5 inches | Cameron and Ryan finally met their Aunt Stephanie.
15: Daddy and | Daddy and Grandpa built the girls a swing set. Cameron was especially thrilled. This was their first project. Cameron had a few more in mind. Ryan rolled over at 10 weeks.
16: May 14, 2011 SO MANY FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS CAME TO SUPPORT US IN OUR 1ST STROLLATHON FOR RETT. CAMMY CAN RAISED OVER $30,000 IN JUST 2 MONTHS.
17: Cameron got her first pair of AFOs to give her support while standing. She also got her first real haircut at a salon. She went to the same lady that cuts her dad's hair.
19: Ryan's 4 month stats: Weight: 14 lbs. 3.5 oz. Height: 25 inches Head Circumference: 16 inches | Cameron and Ryan got daddy a hammock for Father's day. Everyone enjoyed it equally.
22: Ryan began army crawling at 5 1/2 months
23: Cameron began hippotherapy. She absolutely loved riding her horse, Rover, as soon as she mounted him. Ryan's 6 month stats: Weight: 17 lbs. 2 oz. Height: 27.5 inches BMI: 15.92 kg/m2 Head Circumference: 17.01 inches
24: Grandma B. made Cameron a bunch of arm splints so that Cameron would always be fashionable. We went to Green Lake. Ryan went on a boat for the first time. Cameron drove the boat.
25: Cameron tried the Tobii C-15 eyegaze system. She did so incredibly well. Cameron was bossing the speech therapists around as they played with bubbles. Our favorite part was when she said "This is fun!" Ryan went to the zoo for the first time. She loved looking at the bunnies.
28: In preparation for October, Rett Syndrome Awareness Month, we painted our toe nails purple. All the female cousins, aunts, grandmas, and several friends painted their nails purple to support Cameron and all the other Rett angels.
29: Annual photo shoot
32: Ryan enjoyed her first Halloween. She tried chocolate for the first time as she gnawed through a Snicker's bar. Cameron and Ryan had so much fun trick or treating with their Cernek cousins. They helped their cousins get extra candy.
34: Ryan's 9 month stats: Weight = 18 lbs. 10 ozs. (50th percentile) Height = 28.6” (80th percentile) Head Circumference = 17.76” (80th percentile) | Cameron and Ryan bowled for the first time. Cameron was a natural!!!
36: Ryan met Santa for the first time. Both girls smiled when they saw him. Santa told them that they were on the "Nice List" this year.
37: Ryan took her first step on Christmas Eve. On Christmas, she took 5 consecutive steps. Ryan loved tearing the wrapping paper on her first Christmas. Dad and Grandpa finished framing the basement for "Cammy's Clinic."