Thanks for the reassurance, ladies! It sure is comforting to know that i'm not the only one with problems...

i went through a cracked nipple stage in week 1, then he started latching beautifully for a couple of days in week 2, and now for the last few days, he's back at the shallow latch again! And even if i can actually get him to open up, his mouth stays wide for a grand total of 2 seconds before he pulls back and starts chewing! Is this a stage he goes through, or is it gonna be like this forever?

And yeah, he loves to pull his head back and twist around too... not to mention squirming around and spitting me out only for me to repeat the whole latching on wrestling match yet again... Sigh...