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Stopping Toddler Biting Behaviors

Learn to help your infant or toddler stop biting at home or in daycare.

Biting at Daycare
Review what you can do to help your toddler stop biting other children in daycare.

Children and Biting
Learn what a parent do to stop their toddler to get out of the habit of biting, including saying no, using time-out, offing positive attention and distraction.

Taking The Bite OUT Of A Biting Child
Review what a parent do to stop the destructive, painful and socially unacceptable child behavior of a biting child with these helpful tips from parents that have dealt with this common issue.

Toddlers and Biting
It is easy to get upset when you child get bit or bites another child... Learn what to do, and not to do, if your toddler bites another child or if he gets bit. Remember that biting is a normal behavior during the toddler years.

Advice about Biting
General advice about dealing with biting, including what to do when your child bites while breastfeeding, and infants and toddlers who are getting bit or are biting other kids.

How to Handle and Discourage Toddler Biting
Toddlers sometimes bite. Sometimes a toddler biting may signal the toddler has underlying problems. Speech and language delays are sometimes causes of toddler biting. Learn about biting in toddlers with speech and language delays. Find ways to stop toddlers from biting.

Why Children Bite
Learn why children bite, including teething, exploration, to get attention, frustration, and stress, and what you can do about it.

When Children Bite
Things you can do to eliminate biting, a normal toddler behavior, including changing the situation, teaching acceptable alternatives, providing close supervision, and praising appropriate behaviors.

Fighting the Biting
We thought my 25-month-old son was done teething, but lately he seems to be biting everything in sight - including my wife and me. What can we do?

Advice about biting from the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Fighting and Biting
Children are often physically aggressive - they hit, bite and scratch others. These behaviors are fairly common and often appear by the child's first birthday. Learn what to do about them from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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