10 Things New Moms Don’t Know About Breastfeeding
Surprising facts for nursing newbies.
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Some nursing moms are afraid of being bitten, so they call it quits once baby’s first tooth arrives. But babies can’t bite when suckling. A curious baby may nip you after she’s done eating, but if you pay attention to her cues, you can avoid being nibbled.
“If your baby does it once, take her off [the breast], and that negative reinforcement usually takes care of the problem,” Beck says.