Amy - posted on 01/06/2010 ( 5 moms have responded )
My daughter is only 1week and 3days old. I have been breast feeding since about 20min after birth. We have had issues with her weight and feeding because of her Jaundice (which is finally under control) But her weight has not gone up as much as the doc wanted. The doc is def pro breast, so I'm getting some support there, but my husband is tired of me spending all my time with a baby attached to my boob, when I sould be spending time with my 3yr old too. So he keeps asking me "how long are you going to keep this up before you switch to formula"
The thing that hurts is he makes me feel guilty for spending "ALL" my time with baby and not with her older brother. I keep trying to remind him that since she is a little behind on her weight, it's going to take just a little longer to get the hang of it than it took with our son. Now I have problems with her not emptying the breast and have had to pump after a feeding to give to her in a bottle, just so she gets the hind milk and sleeps.
Does anybody have any ideas on how to get her to feed better?