My BB is going on 3 weeks now. She's still having latching problems. I've tried many times and so far, only managed to latch on well less than 10 times.
As I had an emergency Ceaser, the nurses were told to cup feed her so I only tried letting her latch on the 2nd day. She didn't want to suckle then as there was no milk. I've been pumping and also trying to let her suck and milk flow is apparent now.
I've also tried the nipple shield but notice that BB is biting on to the nipple instead of suckling. People have also been saying that my nipples are "short" and this causes the BB to have difficultly latching on. Is this true?
I'm discouraged and also getting really tired. Im supplementing with formula when she's really hungry and doesn't want to suckle.
Please please help. I'm at my wits end. Nipples are really sore.