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3 mo nursing strike - help!

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Tugstonia Thu 09-May-13 09:55:15

Would greatly appreciate some advice on teething related nursing strikes.

My 3.5 month old ebf dd has refused to feed from me for 2 days now. Pretty sure it's teething related (took her to doctor yesterday to make sure it wasn't anything more sinister). I'm expressing and feeding her with a syringe (won't take a bottle either) but it means we can't really leave the house because it takes so long. I did get her to bf this morning when she was half asleep and put teething gel on her gums first but she's since refused again and gets v upset.

Has anyone experienced teething related nursing strikes and how long did it last for?

Thanks

LAF77 Thu 09-May-13 16:00:12

Have you tried anbesol? That might help with the pain better than bonjela?

Good luck!

Tugstonia Thu 09-May-13 20:33:37

Thanks very much for your reply. I have some anbesol and it is great, put some on her gums and managed to get her to feed earlier today, & twice since, so I'm very relieved. smile

LAF77 Fri 10-May-13 14:21:37

Glad to hear it, mama!

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