Oh, that sweet infant gummy smile! So serene.... so innocent.... so adorable. But all toothless mouths must come to an end and teething starts another fun developmental stage for your little one. Teething can also stir up some anxiety in the breastfeeding mama, which we are hoping to aleviate today.
Will my baby bite me?
Do I have to stop breastfeeding?
Most moms have felt a clamp down on their nipples from their teething babes once or twice, but it doesn’t mean that your breastfeeding relationship has to come to an end. No need for those new teeth to be a deal-breaker!
We turned to the wise breastfeeding mamas on Facebook to offer some tips for dealing with a biting breastfeeder. As always, your advice was amazing. Here is what you had to say.