Well, had nearly sorted out latching on with the LO when she decided to change her behaviour and start going frantic everytime a breast appeared. She'll shake her arms and legs, thumb my boobs, go stiff. Then if I get her onto a breast with what looks like an alright latch, it eventually slips til she just has nipple which gets painful.
I'm not sure what to do as everytime we show the latch to the midwife it all looks good. And the baby is some how always on best behaviour. It is quite frustrating as back home, I have to deal with her flapping her arms and causing me pain. Doesn't help that I'm trying to recover from a 3rd degree tear. I feel trapped in my home, uncomfortable with a baby not making things any easier!
Thanks for this - she was fairly good last night. Another thing that might be the issue is sometimes my breast are slightly engorged and drip milk. I've taken to leaning back when I feed her. Often with night feeds I wake up with her asleep across me - it's our new mum and daughter sleeping position!
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