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how can i get my baby to stop pinching at the breast

she pinches the ariola and it hurts i try saying no but i fear she is to young to understand that

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Asked by lovemybaby478 at 8:01 PM on Oct. 6, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my daughter started grabbing my other nipple when she was about 6 months old and what worked the best for me was to distract her. i started wearing a nursing necklace and would offer that to her when she reached out.
    she's just interested in what's going on over there and exploring with her hands.

    Answer by heatherama at 8:10 PM on Oct. 6, 2008

  • A nursing neclace is a good idea. Also, when she does it, take your breast out of her mouth and tell her "no, that hurts mommy." Eventually, she'll get the connection.

    Answer by bamsmom2001 at 8:14 PM on Oct. 6, 2008

  • I stopped nursing (momentarily) when he/she did that. They do catch on and stop!

    Answer by preshies5 at 10:05 PM on Oct. 6, 2008

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