At first Griffin latched on and stayed for 7 minutes without crying! Really Kid? You haven't done that in over a week! I was worried that I wouldn't get any help. They weighed him and he had transferred 28 ml in those 7 min. We decided to switch sides and he latched for 2 min then screamed like crazy. They weighed him and he had gotten 10 ml in 2 minutes.
After they watched for awhile, they determined that my flow is probably too strong for him. He is coming off and screaming because the milk comes on too strong, and I have been trying to force long feedings to make sure he gets enough when really he gets plenty!
So they suggested I use the side lying position, and positions that put him in a vertical position. They gave me a few other tips and lots of encouragement. I needed it!
Since then our nursing sessions have gone pretty well. Praise the Lord! I am so glad to not have to hear my boy screaming in discomfort! Hopefully things will just continue to get better. As for now, my man is enjoying some milk induced comas...