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Old 03-28-2008, 08:47 PM   #17
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Re: bf'ing and biting

Originally Posted by SublimeBaby View Post
Dr. Sears suggests pulling baby quickly towards you when they bite. It makes them open their mouth quickly (and no, it doesnt smother them, its really quick) then reminding them gently not to bite or removing them from the breast.
Yep, that's what my LLL friends called the "smush". Never worked for either Bean baby or his Big Bro. In fact sometimes made them bite harder (Owwww).

I just took them off the breast, worked great. No punishment involved, just natural consequence: Bite the nummies, nummies are gone.
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