2 week old is killing my nipples!
My son is 2 weeks today, and I feel like my nipples are going to fall off! We saw a LC on days 2, 4, 5, 8, and we'll see someone again tomorrow, but everyone (LC, pediatrician, nurses) says he has a great latch and the pain should get better.
One side has scabbed over almost half the nipple, it peels off about once a day, and it's excruciating to latch baby on. Oddly, this side produces a lot when I pump, and that isn't unbearable. The other side has kind of a ridge where the skin keeps peeling, but it's not as painful to nurse on- but when I pump I barely get anything :-/ (hoping that this is only because he's nursing and hopefully emptying that side!)
The pediatrician said he might have a "bit of a short" tongue, but the LC said he's fine, his tongue extends all the way out.