DD1 woke up to be fed every two hours for the first 8 weeks of her life. Then she started screaming & had to be bounced to sleep for every. single. sleep. She didn't self settle until 8-10 months, didn't sleep through until 13 months. But ate like a horse, and never once turned me down for a feed, took bottles (be it ebm or formula) easily.
DD2 self settled from birth (unless she's overtired but she transfers to bed easily once she's calmed down), sleeps for long stretches and only wakes 2-3 times overnight. But she's fussier while feeding, and I'm not sure if it's that she doesn't need feeding as often or if I'm offering too much because I'm used to DD1's appetite, but she can go quite a while without a feed.
I guess my point is that they're all different & different things might make things easier for you. I consider DD2 an 'easier' baby because she sleeps better than DD1 did, but someone else might value other things over that. (But really, who doesn't value sleep above all else? 😂)
ETA: pregnancy wise, DD2 was a much easier pregnancy (not that DD1's was all that hard) right up until the end, which is probably because she was bigger & stayed in longer. Just heavier & more painful in my hips & pelvis. Otherwise a pretty great pregnancy 😊