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Try this http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/feeding-eating/breastfeeding/common-problems/bites-breast I would have thought that a baby at 7 months will not have the cognition to related cause and effect (http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/itf09cogdevfdcae.asp) but these reccomendations seem to indicate otherwise...


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At 7 months, the various responses are unlikely to have that much affect, so while your wife could try removal from the breast / firm no / etc the problem will have probably fixed itself before they work. The key is to pay attention to the change in latch which usually signifies baby is going to bite (babies can't bite while latched properly - the tongue ...


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The main way that worked for us was any time he bites, take him away and don't let him feed for a few minutes. If he continues, actually put him down on the floor for a few minutes. Say something while you're doing it so he knows what's going on - don't get mad or yell, just tell him "No thank you, biting hurts. Mommy doesn't like that." They usually ...



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