At what age does this occur?
It usually occurs between 1 to 3 years of age. Some children bite because they are unhappy, anxious or jealous. Some time it occurs because of harsh discipline.
What should I do if my child bites?
- Say No in a firm way.
- For a toddler pull the child down
- For a preschooler try explaining to him/her that biting is not ok.
- You can try time out method if he/she continues biting or can hold a play or activity after he/she bites.