A few times over the past two weeks, Nathan has refused to nurse. He'll take a bottle no problem, but when offered, um, me, he cries and screams and breaks my heart. I've wondered if it's something I've eaten, if he has gas, or if it's acid reflux. Fortunately, these spells don't last long. But unfortunately, they're so short that I haven't really talked to his doctor about them.
Also, his skin is very very dry. I mean there are patches on his face that he rubs raw. Last night, I swaddled him super tight and drenched him with Aquaphor. I think he was still bitter - and oily - this morning. I read in one of our baby books that severe skin dryness could be a sign of a food allergy too.
I do have a call into our pediatrician, but I was wondering if any of you had ideas or resources for healthy, non-allergenic diets for breastfeeding moms. As always, your assistance is adored.