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Markus (7 months) is frustrating me to no end! The past week or so he is into playing with his food (my nipples) and he pinches them. I take him off everytime and tell him "No! Ouch! That hurts mommy!" and he just smiles at me. I dont give him boobies for five min and try again. This happens at every feeding except at night when hes half asleep. Ideas???
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by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM

 I just hold the hand that is on the loose.  It isn't a permanant fix, but it works for mine. She actually digs in with her fingernails (YES I TRIM THEM) I've had gouges dug into my chest at times. Good luck!

by Bronze Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:59 PM
My DD is 13 months and has learned not to bite, but just a couple weeks ago she tried again. She usually does this when she is over-tired and acting a bit slap happy. The last time she did it I stopped nursing her, placed her on the floor in our room (we co-sleep) and left the room. I let her cry for probably less than a minute and came back, and she did not try biting again.
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 2:05 PM
My mom said when i nursed and if i bit her or something she would flick my mouth lol guess i never did it again. Granted that was 26 years ago ds hasnt bit me or anything yet so i cant say anything for mine yet.
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by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 2:08 PM
Anah does that- she is 16 months. I hold her hand down when she does that and tell her no. I don't mind touching, but the pinch/twist/pull is NOT cool.
by Group Admin - Amy on Apr. 30, 2012 at 2:29 PM
Have you tried giving him something to occupy his hands?
I also agree with G about being consistent with putting him down every time he does it.
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