Hi. Im needing some advice and support I have a 4 week old dd and so far she's been breastfed. Shes had terrible wind and pains pretty much since my milk came in and its only getting worse. She gags and gulps and chokes at the breast then pulls off and cries after only a few minutes but keeps wanting more milk so shes obviously still hungry. She has frothy green poos so not getting enough hind milk. I thought it was just my letdown so I recline and hand express past letdown. .. still no change. I then thought oversupply as she was fussy all feed but I started pumping a day ago and theres not heaps of milk its just coming out WAY too fast.
I feel terrible and I don't know what to do. Due to damage to my left breasts nerves im only feeding on my right side (since birth) and the lactation consultants dont have many suggestions. When I pumped yesterday she was a different baby... slept well and was calm. I realised that I didnt remember the last time she was awake and happy I know I cant handle exclusively pumping with 2 under 2 and only having 1 arm I just cant afford more of my day without a spare hand.
I feel like im failing her if I give up and move to formula but my poor girl is in so much pain she even gets cold sweats. Im sorry for the long post im just confused and its breaking my heart feeling like its formula or torturing her with my milk.