Carrie -- I'm sorry you're having a rough time at night. We are too. I am wondering... With our same day labors, and our same way births, and our same way sweet but fussy babes... Will your insurance pay for you to see a good lactation consultant? I completey missed DD's tongue tie, but it's there, causing a lot of our issues. Things with Finn sound so similar to what I'm experiencing with DD now. Maybe worth a shot? Right now she's getting so much air that we had to take turns last night sleeping upright holding her.
Sigh. Regardless of cause, PL is right... Sleep dep is SO hard, and makes it harder to be nice to your spouse.
AFM -- Our midwives are having their annual BBQ this afternoon. I want to go so badly, but I'm also so paranoid about germs after our hospital stay with DD. I don't know...
Did you go? I always want to go to those things but back out at the last minute for fear of germs...and usually b/c it requires more energy than I can even pretend to have.
Thanks for your thoughts about the LC. I went thru this same thing with DD, it should work itself out w/the block feeding and hand expressing by 8 weeks...we are almost there! If I can get him to burp, the spitting up isn't bad. Just very annoying. I know I say barfing/puking, but it's not. It's spit up. It seems like a lot of fluid, but it can't be much more than...2-3 tbsp? at the most. And that's RARE. Usually it's enough to dribble out and down, but isn't a huge mess to clean up.
Anyway, I'm so sorry Martha is still having issues. When do you get the tie clipped? I hear you on the sleeping upright. Geesh. I keep trying to remember this is the easy time. Finn isn't yet talking back, running away from the shopping cart, breaking things in stores, or yelling MOMMYCOMEHERE every 2 seconds.
Girl can yell. Except usually its "MOOOOMMMMMYYYY!!!" and I'm right next to her, or even better, trying to get Finn to sleep. Oye vey.