D is just over a week old, and generally nurses like a champ every 2-3 hours or so. Over the last few days he's decided that during some feedings, he'd rather play with my nipple for the first 5 minutes before deciding to latch on, and then he eats for a shorter period of time. I called him a "bad highschool boyfriend" the other day - he chews the nipple, spits it out, pulls it with his finger, flicks it with his tongue, and does all this over and over again before he decides to eat. It seems to be happening more frequently. Is this normal behavior, or is he too distracted? I normally wouldn't mind much but both nips are pretty sore right when he latches, and it's not pleasant when he clamps down and lets go several times before a feeding.
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