We are about 2.5 hrs into our "clusterfeed" tonight, and as usual my LO is now throwing a fit on my nipple. She started twisting and tugging it, slapping it and crying with it in her mouth. She stops sucking and starts flailing about all over it searching and screaming. I taker her off it to burp her but this just infuriates her more and she gets so out of control i have to shush and jiggle her for about a minute before she will even try to latch again on the other breast.
Anyone have any ideas why she does this? Particularly the twisting and pulling, its very painful! This is a nightly occurance, btw, and usually by about 4 hrs in and very sore nipples from all her misdeeds i end up supplementing around 2-3 oz of formula. I really dont like doing it id rather EBF.
Forgot to mention she is 5 weeks old.
Also she is great all day until now. And we dont have thrush.