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why is my baby biting?

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Dr. Michael Pappas
22 years experience Pediatrics
Feels good: Babies are oral...They like to put things in their mouth, chew and bite. To make matters more complicated, when teeth want to erupt, gums feel better when they are rubbed or massaged. Since we can't massage their gums all the time, they do the next best thing, and bite to give them gums some relief. A teething ring may help. Let the slobber begin...
Answered on Dec 25, 2014
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