Saturday, August 29, 2009


So I realize that it was our idea to have a baby, and yes I know that new borns do not sleep when you want them too... but I am sleepy. I need 1 night of full sleep. I am going to go crazy soon. I am getting super frustrated with the fact that the baby is not nursing like I want him to do. He is doing this thing where he just does not want to nurse. He just flat out chooses to not nurse. He will take a bottle, and is happy after that... but will not latch on. He just freaks out until I get him that bottle. I want to be a nursing mother, but if he will not latch on, then what the heck do I do?!?!?! I put too much stress on myself when it comes to breastfeeding, I always have. I don't know why. I just feel that it is so important to make the first few months good, so that maybe whatever I do will stick. However, I did everything perfect with Bella, and it is just like I haven't, so I guess it just doesn't matter.

Anyway, if I could just get 1 good nights sleep... uninterrupted, I would be doing a little better. I might not be stressing so much about how or where Jack sleeps, or what and when he eats.

1 comment:

Randi said...

this may not be an option - but nipple confusion is VERY common and he doesn't really have to work to get any milk out of the bottle. I'd say try to feed him only at the breast...... period for a few weeks. (This won't really help with the sleep issue I realize...) but I guess choose which you want more over the other?? ((hug)) what do you think of visitors in the next week???? :) we're headed that direction!!!!!