If you find breastfeeding painful, it may be an indication your latch isn't right. You may just need to make minor adjustments to avoid cracked nipples, improper alignment, and a sore neck/back.
Watch the video below to establish a good latch and see if it corrects your discomfort. If you're in the metro area of Atlanta, consider hiring us for a personal, in-home lactation consultation. We can visit you within 24-48 hours.