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Doctor insights on: Parent Handouts On Toddler Biting

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Solution to stop a 3yr old kid from biting his parents?

Solution to stop a 3yr old kid from biting his parents?

Time out: Might want to try this: think of the great novel "crime and punishment" http://goo. Gl/vpb8s and give your child a time-out for misbehavior. Http://goo. Gl/vcydo. ...Read more

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I was wondering about tips to cut cravings for nicotine w/o NRT because my parents are making me quit cold turkey me biting under 18?

I was wondering about tips to cut cravings for nicotine w/o NRT because my parents are making me quit cold turkey me biting under 18?

Acupuncture Hypnosis: Acupuncture and hypnosis are very helpful for cutting the nicotine cravings. Exercise is also very useful. Here's a link from the Cleveland Clinic with some more info: https://health. Clevelandclinic. Org/2014/10/want-to-quit-smoking-acupuncture-can-help-you-with-cravings/ ...Read more

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How do we get our toddler to stop biting?

How do we get our toddler to stop biting?

See below: Consistent response to biting. Every time your child bites, he/she needs to be told “no don't bite.” You can even place in time out for a minute. Don’t bite back. It can take up to 2 to 3 weeks of consistent intervention to change the behavior. ...Read more

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What if a toddler prefers one parent to be absent?

What if a toddler prefers one parent to be absent?

May be nothing.: As children develop they may find a variety of ways for things to work better for them. The worst case would be if the parent they preferred absent to be huring them in some way-need to consider. The behavior may just mean they like a simpler environment, or that there might be prolems they pick up on between the 2 parents. Or could be misinterpreted behavior and not be wanting parent absent. ...Read more

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What can do to prevent a child from biting their fingernails?

What can do to prevent a child from biting their fingernails?

Muvala: You can paint muvala on their fingernails. It's a nontoxic, safe but very bad tasting clear nail polish. ...Read more

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I need advice on how to sort out life as parent of a toddler?

I need advice on how to sort out life as parent of a toddler?

3 rules: 1. Never tell him to do something like "eat your dinner" or anything that he can control himself. 2. If you tell him to do something e.g. Put your toys away because I want to set the table, give him a reason and time to do it. 3 if you have threatened a punishment (or something good) never go back on your word. Make sure that you can enforce it. Set precept and example. ...Read more

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Is it okay to bite my child to teach him that biting hurts?

Is it okay to bite my child to teach him that biting hurts?

Yes: I agree with dr webb in general but find some kids need a "hot" moment. Kids don't understand hot untill they have touched something hot & put the word & sensation together. Kids who bite don't necessarily understand pain is inflicted. An immediate one time bite from a parent often opens them to the concept of pain & bad choice. Do it within 30 sec or the kid won't understand & never break the skin. ...Read more

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How can you stop a child from biting his or her nails?

How can you stop a child from biting his or her nails?

You can't: The more you try to stop it, the more he/she does it. This habit is often associated with other symptoms that indicate a hyperactive nervous system, most commonly activated through the ingestion of sugar in all its forms, including "diet" drinks. ...Read more

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How do you break a child from a habit of biting nails?

How do you break a child from a habit of biting nails?

Fingernail biting: This is very difficult to accomplish until the child is old enough to care about their personal appearance as it is usually an unconscious behavior. The good news it rarely has any health consequences other than the very occasional infection of the cuticle area (paronychia) which is easily treated. ...Read more

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How do I stop my child from biting other kids at daycare?

How do I stop my child from biting other kids at daycare?

Time outs: Every time your child bites, he should immediately and consistently be put in timeout. ...Read more

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Would you please share your ideas on how to stop a young child from biting?

Biting you???: If he/she is biting people it may be serious. If there are other symptoms he/she may be in the autistic spectrum. Get medical advice locally. ...Read more

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What are some methods I could use to stop my child from biting his fingernails?

What are some methods I could use to stop my child from biting his fingernails?

Neg or positive: There are two ways to change behavior, negative and positive. For positive reinforcement we use rewards for any designated amount of time the child goes without biting. For negative we make nail biting a bad experience. One example is having your child soak his/her hands in vinegar. Then is tastes bad when they bite. It is up to you which you feel your child will best respond to. ...Read more

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When a child's stomach is biting him, what can one do?

When a child's stomach is biting him, what can one do?

What do you mean?: "biting" is an unusual term to describe stomach distress--what symptoms are you indicating? Also, by "stomach" do you mean a particular abdominal location, or are your child's symptoms meal-related? Happy to help if we know what you're asking. ...Read more

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Could my child have a mental disorder? Hurts our cat biting ear.

Could my child have a mental disorder? Hurts our cat biting ear.

Maybe: How old is your child? A young child who is starting to bite may not realize that it hurts people and animals. If you child is old enough to know this, do check with your child's doctor. Your child could be acting out from a variety of issues- stress, changes in the household, illness, or anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. Finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. Finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Biting what??: It is quite common to get circular bruising marks from suction with a object like a bottle top or cup, etc. But it would be difficult for a 2 year old to cause bruising on their face by biting them selves. Bites by other children are common at this age, and usually will show the individual teeth marks. ...Read more

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My toddler gets canker sores in his mouth when he was ill he had like three is it possible for him to have herpes 1 even if his parents dont?

My toddler gets canker sores in his mouth when he was ill he had like three is it possible for him to have herpes 1 even if his parents dont?

Yes: Getting mouth sores does not have to be genetic. Herpes is a virus that can be picked in many places. Could be source of sores. Canker sores are opportunistic or triggered by something like foods. Just body reaction. These all can more likely occur when ill, defenses down. ...Read more

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My parents told me I had spinal meningitis when I was a toddler. It was in the 1973 my blood work as an adult did not show antibodies. Misdiagnosis? D

My parents told me I had spinal meningitis when I was a toddler. It was in the 1973 my blood work as an adult did not show antibodies. Misdiagnosis? D

Meningitis: Spinal meningitis was a "catch all" phrase in those days. It doesn't necessarily mean it was the kind of meningitis that would show antibodies later on. As long as there are no side effects fromyour illness as a toddler, it is inconsequential what type of meningitis you had. You can obtain the hospital records, if it is important to you. :) ...Read more

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How to stop biting nails?

How to stop biting nails?

Where Things Stand:: Treatment of choice = habit reversal training which involves a) awareness training; b) training in substituting behavior that competes w/ nail-biting; & c) social support. But hrt has not proven sufficient by itself. Treatment tends to be more successful/enduring when combined cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance & commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy &/or psychopharmacology. ...Read more

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How could mosquitoes be biting under my socks?

How could mosquitoes be biting under my socks?

She has her ways!!: The female mosquitoes suck blood – the males do not. Thus the female's mouth is more specialized with a proboscis that touches our skin almost as soon as she lands. Her sharp mandibles & multiply bladed maxillae pierce the skin as she moves her head back and forth. ...Read more