In addition to not sleeping ever, my son has been scratching the absolute crap out of my boobs. I look like I've been in the middle of a cat fight. It's been going on for a couple of months. Over this time I have tried everything (nursing necklace, keeping hands occupied, redirecting, etc) and he throws a horrible crying tantrum every time his hand leaves contact from my boob and won't eat for hours afterwards.
I'm so fed up with natural parenting. I want to switch to formula. He is currently CIO because I just cannot take it anymore. It doesn't help that everyone in my life is encouraging me to formula feed and CIO.
I'm just at the end of my rope. I'm really sick of online resources that act like everything works perfectly and that everything is so perfect for them. I've joined mothering.com out of desperation.