Quoting Emma1918:She has been falling asleep when she is feeding but if u take her off she is fussy
Quoting Emma1918:In the pass couple of day I feel that Adam has had no time with baby bc of me feeding her
Quoting Groove:if you're JUST starting, some discomfort might be expected. your nipples have to get used to being used as a food source. Its NOT normal if you have cracked/bleeding nipples. If that's the case, youtube some different holds and how to latch a baby. Or go to kellymom.
I know for me the first few seconds did. But as time went on it did not anymore. I needed to give them time to get use to it.
But when we did not have the latch right. If the latch was not right that few second keep going. So I knew I needed to unlatch and try again.
have you had your baby checked out to see if they have thrush? is the baby opening wide enough so the position is correct?
Definatly don't just pull baby off, like another said, break suction with inserting your finger on the side of the mouth, if baby gets fussy when unlatched then he probably just fell asleep but is still hungry. Breastmilk is very comforting to them, I used to sort of tickle her cheek, nose or chin to wake her up enough to finish eating because they do often fall asleep. I also never got caluses on my nipples, they just seemed to get used to it. I also agree that daddy can do diaper changes, dressing, baths etc. Also lots of holding and playing :)
Quoting Emma1918:Is it okay for her to fall asleep when on the boob
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