Any advice on how I can tell when my 3 week old is really hungry and when she just wants me as a pacifier?
She always wants to nurse during her fussy periods (afternoons and evenings). She wants it constantly -- going on for hours, well beyond what her stomach could hold if she were actually consuming milk the whole time. I need to give myself and my nipples a break. How do I know when she's really hungry and when it's time to take her off and try to calm her down some other way? She gets very frustrated and screams if I take her off at any time during these spells.