Re: hungry 2 week old!
Oh Mama, you sound exhausted! It does get better, I promise! Your LO will not be eating for this long forever.
It's possible the marathon feedings are being caused by a growth spurt. There's a big one at around 3 weeks. But sometimes long feedings are caused by slow milk transfer. The way to determine whether or not your baby is getting enough milk is to count diapers. So, how many is he having in a 24 hour period?
Painful nipples can have many causes. Three common ones:
3. Latch issues
When your baby unlatches, what do your nips look like? Are they elongated and symmetrical, like pencil erasers, or elongated and asymmetrical, like new lipsticks?
Coolest thing my big girl said recently: "How can you tell the world is moving when you are standing on it?"
Coolest thing my little girl sang recently: "I love dat one-two pupples!"