6 days in and feeling like I’m failing

Taylor • Mama to a toddler boy 👦🏼 and new baby boy born Christmas Eve 👶🏼❤️

Having a really tough day today. My baby had such a shallow latch that my nipples are cracked and bleeding. I saw a lactation consultant and her advice was to pump until they were healed and come back to work on the latch. I exclusively pumped with my first and hated it. I really want to be successful this time and I feel like I’m failing my baby only six days in 😭 it must be the hormones because the tears just keep falling and my poor husband doesn’t know what to do. Any words of encouragement or success following a shallow latch would be much appreciated! ❤️