Biting While Feeding

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6 Month Old with First Tooth Bites During Breastfeeding

E.C. asks from Peoria

My 6 month old daughter recently got her first tooth, and is now biting me several times a day (and hard!) when she breastfeeds. Sometimes it seems like she is trying ...


Once Bitten, Well and Really shy!!-Need Breastfeeding Help...

L.F. asks from Charlotte

My eight month old is teething and bit me hard on one nipple. This was bad but I could muster through the pain bc I knew I at least had the other non bitten nipple. ...


6 Month Old with First Tooth Biting While Breastfeeding

C.T. asks from Bakersfield

My daughters (6 months) first tooth just came in and she has bit me about 6 times.... and it hurts!!!! Everytime she does this i tap her face and say "NO BITING" in a...


14 Month Old Biting While Breastfeeding, Thinking of Weaning - Help!

J.B. asks from Los Angeles

I'm heartbroken. My 14 month old has been biting periodically, more nibbling than anything, but tonight she drew blood and it hurt. She doesn't seem to understand th...


6 Month Old Infant Has Teeth and Started Biting During Nursing... Any Advice?

C.D. asks from San Francisco

My son who is about to be 6 months has 4 teeth (2 top and 2 bottom) and recently started biting when he nurses. He had injuried the vein on my left side and I coudl n...


Breastfeeding: 12 Mo Old Bit Me Twice and Now Just Smiles

S.J. asks from Saginaw

She just smiles now when I go to feed her off the breast and shy's away. She did a feeding this morning at 5am and hasn't had anything since then. Bit me for her lunch...


Need Advice! Breastfeeding 8 Mo Old with Teeth and Getting Bitten!

L.M. asks from Washington DC

Hi Ladies, My 8 mo. old son has his first two teeth (the bottom ones), he's had them for about a month now. He started biting me when they first came in, and I told h...