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Mason is 18 months old at Mayo Clinic

Mason turned 18 months old on January 26th. He passed that milestone by having an MRI done of his brain early that morning at St. Mary's hospital attached to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Needless to say, it was a very stressful day. When Mason turned twelve months old, our family doctor thought Mason was showing some signs of developmental delay. This news came as a surprise to me because I hadn't noticed anything. I had been reading the book What to Expect the First Year, and I knew that he would hit most milestones such as sitting up and standing a little later than some kids, but he still seemed to be within the normal range. I also thought that Mason's first month of life had set him back. He only weighed six pounds at 4 weeks old. He seemed to be malnourished and severely constipated when I adopted him. At the time I adopted him, I only spent a few hours at the adoption agency. I was there for three hours the first night, and I went back the next day for a few hours.…