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Help!! Bitting!!!

i have a five month old, who just got her first tooth with the second not far behind it. im nursing and she wont quite bitting me. i tried taking her off for a few mins, or telling her no firmly (shes just laughs). Im getting really sore from it, and i really dont want to quite nursing her. I switch back and forth from nursing to bottle feeding bc of working. and i really dont want to lose the time i have with her when i come home at night. Any ideas on how t stop the bitting????

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letlovegrow

Asked by letlovegrow at 1:52 AM on May. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Mom, this is your first discipline issue. When she bites you, immediately pull her off with a firm NO! She will get the message. My daughter used to get an evil look in her eyes and nasty smile just before she bit...
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:17 AM on May. 4, 2009

  • Baby cannot bite while she is actually nursing because the tongue covers the bottom teeth/gum when baby is nursing. Watch for her to stop sucking and take her off BEFORE she can bite. Tons of great tips and info at When Baby Bites


    If she is smiling when you say NO then she might keep doing it for the attention. You may be better off simply taking her off and setting her down without saying anything.  Every baby is different, you will find what works for you!

    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 12:11 PM on May. 4, 2009

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