My daughter was 3 weeks yesterday and it seems like we are suddenly having all sorts of problems. She has gotten much fussier and that has made breastfeeding so much harder. From the start she was great at breastfeeding so I can't understand why we're having trouble starting now.
Here's the first problem: When we start a feeding she will latch on fine. After maybe about 10 minutes she will pull away from my nipple and cry. She will act like she is trying to find my nipple again but when she does she only latches on for a minute before repeating the cycle. My first thought would be that she's not getting enough but her diapers still seem to be ok. I'm scared she's going to start causing herself to not get enough by doing this though.
My second problem has to do with feedings and naps. Because of her fussiness, it takes a long time to get her down for a nap. So from the time I feed her until the time she goes to sleep over an hour has passed. Should I wake her up to feed her again during that 2-3 hour window or just let her sleep?
I would appreciate any help you can give me. I feel like I'm about to reach my breaking point.