Normally, I push him away then continue to feed after 5 minutes. But sometimes he still bites.

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  • I put my son on the floor after he bit me. He did draw blood and did schreek which probably scared him. He tried it one more time but I put him on the floor and said no biting. He stopped after that.

  • My 8 month old does the same thing its almost like he looks at me for a reaction

    I tell him no that hurts and he usually stops
    I don’t know if he understands or not but I hope this passes

  • I’m not sure on techniques to stop the biting, but an alternative may be expressing your milk and giving him a bottle, or cup to drink the breast milk from.

  • With both my kids, I’d give a loud OW!! Enough to scare them a little. Then tell them no biting and take them off for a few min. Repeat a few times and they generally get the message lol

  • Try niple shields

  • The only answer I found was to wean him – he was the only one of my kids I had this problem with, and I couldn’t resolve it.

  • I find the best way is to pop my finger in to the side of their mouth to loosen their grip on the nipple and then say ouch, I then cover my nipple with my bra for 30-60 seconds and then try again. They soon learn that biting stops the feeding process, you have to be vigilant with it though.

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  • Probably not helpful but I found once my daughter started biting, I couldn’t stop her. It was usually when my supply was a little low at the end of the day and she would get impatient.

  • I went through this with my first I would take the nipple away and say no firmly. I would stop feeding for 5-10 minutes then try again. I think the most I had to repeat this was 5 times!!! She soon got the idea, she was about 5 months and was an early teether so had full top and bottoms it wasn’t a pleasant experience

  • I wish I had the answer to this question!
    It would have prevented so much pain for me too!

  • Give him something like a rusk to bite on. I would have stopped feeding him at that age if that is what he is doing!!

  • Nipple shield are the life savers.

  • Whenever my little one would bite me I’d say in a firm voice ‘NO’, it usually worked the first or second time of saying it.

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