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.

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