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what are some dangers of pulling my nipple out of my babies mouth to hared?

I heard from other moms that pulling a nipple out of a babies mouth to hard will harm the child.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:14 AM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I haven't heard of it harming the child, but I imagine it might hurt you.
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 2:17 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Im having this flash back of putting my finger between baby and nipple and stopping the suction process. and yes Im going back to a long time ago,,
    beyondhopes

    Answer by beyondhopes at 2:18 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I don't know how it would harm the baby, but it can harm you. Mt middle child bit down once and pulled off at the same time. It scrapped my poor nipple and it was extremely painful for 2 weeks.

    I would not recommend it. If you need to quickly release the suction, place your finger in the corner of the baby's mouth until the suction breaks.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:19 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Scraped... not scrapped!

    :p
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:20 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I don't know about it being harmful but I heard that if you pull it out hard the soft spot on the head would fall and the baby would cry nonstop because of it..Well that's what I heard....
    ProudMommie16

    Answer by ProudMommie16 at 2:27 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I never heard of it harming the child. Might piss them off & I'm pretty sure you'd be pretty sore.
    reigndrops12689

    Answer by reigndrops12689 at 2:34 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Wow Proudmommie, strange, I never before heard that.
    Bellarose0212

    Answer by Bellarose0212 at 2:49 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • it won't hurt the child, but it will probably make you sore or make the baby mad
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 2:53 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • If you pull out too fast, while the baby is still suckling he may swallow large winds
    CassyzMom

    Answer by CassyzMom at 3:07 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I would imagine it would piss the baby off, but I don't think it would damage him. It would definitely hurt YOU though! Wondering why you would do that...

    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:03 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

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