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Old 08-14-2011, 11:06 PM   #6
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Re: Can you teach a 3-month-old nursing manners?

Originally Posted by VeganCupcake View Post
Is it possible that you have overactive letdown and he's trying to manage the flow? At 3 months old, I don't think they have the capacity to understand cause and effect yet, so IMO, they don't have the capacity to have good nursing manners.

What if you try leaning back while nursing so that gravity slows the flow a bit?
Oooh, I do, but he's never bitten me when I was over full.

Good Idea though Momma. and I agree about the lack of manners and the age..
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