Teeth: biting with each suck
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|Sat, 05-08-2010 - 2:44pm|
I've been EBF for over 8 months. She nurses fine and frequently. She nursed fine when she got her bottom two teeth. Now her top two teeth have broken through. The last few days she closes her jaw a little too tightly when she's nursing so the end result is a bite with every suck. She doesn't clamp down and she's still nursing etc but she just closes her jaw too far. I end up with teeth marks on the top and bottom after I nurse and it HURTS.
How do I make her relax her jaw a little while nursing? I remember my second son did this briefly but he didn't have teeth at the time. Adding teeth to the mix is a whole other story.
Suggestions would be most appreciated!