I'm at my wits end right now between the sleep issues and feeding issues. I don't know if they are related so I will explain both here in the hope someone has some suggestions as I don't know how much longer I can cope like this for.
So at most feeds lately but not all DS (now8 weeks old) has become really fussy on the breast (he is exclusively breastfed so has never had a bottle and has only had the dummy a handful of times and not for very long as he doesn't really know what to do with it so I haven't pushed the issue). He will feed for a min then arch back and pull on my nipple then let go. This will continue for the entire feed. He does this when he is doing a poo so I have been thinking he is trying to poo at the feeds he is fussing but he doesn't poo often only manages to fart. He can do this during the night or day.
sleeping: he is good at night. Will feed at 6, then to bed at 7pm and then when he wakes for feeds during the night he is going back down right after a feed. During the day is a whole mother story. He feeds, then around an hour after waking (including feeding) he is showing tired signs so I swaddle and put him to bed. He will go to sleep quite easily but only stays asleep for 30 mins and then is clearly still tired but I can spend an hour trying to resettle and he just fights going to sleep again. He will drift off only to open his eyes again 30-60 seconds later. After an hour I. Getting frustrated and then I start thinking he is now hungry again so the cycle starts again.
I have started to think is he hungry and not getting enough milk is this why he isn't sleeping but then he wouldn't be putting on the weight. He is consistently putting on a minimum of 200g per week.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated as I am getting so frustrated at the situation and my baby boy and then I feel guilty because I am frustrated at him and its not his fault.