Yesterday, 10:54 PM
I have read some on the "finishing at the breast" approach but given his erratic feeding I couldn't pull it off. Lately he isn't having normal full meals but basically snacks throughout the entire day.
Also, the few times I tried stopping him while drinking his bottle and putting him on my breast just resulted in him refusing.
As to our eating issues, I think things have gotten worse. Yesterday he didn't poop at all (he usually poops once a day minimum, most times more.
Also, took three naps since he woke up really early but barely ate during his third nap. And while awake, come evening he refused my breasts whenever I offered.
We did manage to get 2-3 oz more than yesterday in him via bottle late in the evening, but in turn, he didn't eat during the night for 5 hours straight and then took very little.
Also, he usually takes his pacifier only to go to sleep, it's in the bedroom all day usually,but last night, whenever I tried bottle or breast he wouldn't have it, but sicked on his pacifier vigorously for hours.
He'd take his bottle in his mouth, suck, and as soon as milk touched his mouth he would take it out. Same with breasts. He just wanted his pacifier.
Looked to me kind of like it annoyed him he was getting milk in his mouth when he just wanted to suckle, so only his empty paci helped.
On top of all that, he usually went to bed anywhere between 8:30-10 pm, more of the latter lately, or even somewhat later. But last night when I tried putting him to sleep at...