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Why is my baby biting?
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Dr. Michael Pappas
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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...

In brief: 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...
Dr. Michael Pappas
Dr. Michael Pappas
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In brief: Relieve pain
Babies bite to relieve teething pain.
If your baby is drooling and looks uncomfortable this is probably the answer. However, they also get a kick out of your reaction. So, in some cases, it may be playful as well.

In brief: Relieve pain
Babies bite to relieve teething pain.
If your baby is drooling and looks uncomfortable this is probably the answer. However, they also get a kick out of your reaction. So, in some cases, it may be playful as well.
Dr. Janesri De Silva
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