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05/06/2013 at 10:11
For a while now A has been grabbing my boob when feeding. Recently though he's really starting to tug on it and pull it out of his mouth which HURTS! I don't think he's trying to say he's had enough, as he's usually still sucking and cries for more.
He's obviously too small still to be told "no". Anyone else experience this and how did you get them to stop?! TIA.
05/06/2013 at 11:15
WE get it with A sometimes. I usually take him off and wind him. He hates it and screams the place down, but he always has wind when we do it. Have you tried that?
I do tell him 'that's not nice' though, although he has no idea what I mean!
05/06/2013 at 11:19
Disco went through a stage of this giving him a thumb/ finger to hold or a muslin usually did the trick, i think they are just exploring the world around them, having hands being able to feel etc is all new to them.
05/06/2013 at 11:34
Haha SC I do tell him "stop that, you are hurting Mummy"! I haven't tried winding him, although he is old enough to do it himself now but will give it a go.
Drifter I did try giving him a toy but he kept dropping it and going back to the boob. Might try a muslin as it'd be easier for him to hold!
Thank you ladies x
05/06/2013 at 11:38
I feel your pain. S has dagger nails and it kills!
05/06/2013 at 11:54
Henry's doing this with his bottles, little bugger, I can't keep it in his mouth
05/06/2013 at 18:30
Isobelle does this sometimes. She pinched me & when she's done that I say something like 'mummy doesn't like it' & give her a part of my top to squeeze. Although at least that's better than her fingers up my nose which can be very painful!!
05/06/2013 at 20:55
J used to do this - it's so annoying! I found that one of those teddy comforter things with a little blanket attached was enough to distract him. Failing that, me wearing a scarf seemed to help too as he used to play about with it, but not sure a scarf is what you want in this weather!
05/06/2013 at 22:21
My arm is currently full of bruises where my little monkey pinches me. That's his favourite trick but he does grab and pinch my boob too. I tend to just hold his hand now if he'll let me.
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