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nursing for comfort

Ever since my son started teething he is wanting to nurse more, I'm guessing because it is comforting. I don't mind, I was just wondering if this is normal. :)

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GingerMom33

Asked by GingerMom33 at 9:20 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It may be a growth spurt


     

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 9:21 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • yes, pretty normal.
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 9:21 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • growth spurt or teething, i'd say normal either way.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 9:22 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • totally normal :)
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 9:22 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • very normal!!
    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 9:22 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • yep. it's as normal as sunshine and roses.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 9:23 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • My son did the same. I'm so glad nursing helped soothe him during that difficult time
    Vero0724

    Answer by Vero0724 at 9:28 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • yep. You can try Wyland's teething tablets or orajel with green tea.
    karischub

    Answer by karischub at 9:28 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Very normal ;)
    ToriBabe1221

    Answer by ToriBabe1221 at 9:31 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • I think babies nurse when teething because it relieves pressure... but, my DD is now 8 months and she just went though a nursing strike- where her sharp little teeth hurt her to nurse... so, it goes both ways. Good luck :)
    MDT09

    Answer by MDT09 at 10:14 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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