My DD is 7.5 mo and got her first two bottom teeth at the end of June (6.5 mo). Her pediatrician told me to "cut her off" whenever she bit me during nursing and wait a while before finishing so that she'd learn not to bite me. Well my little smartie then started giving me a little bite at the END of her nursing session to tell me that she's finished!! She then looks up and gives me a great big grin. She has always thought it was hilarious to get a reaction out of me when she bites me.
Lately her biting has gotten worse and I seriously think she must be teething again. She was REALLY fussy and impatient today (very uncharacteristic of her) and last night it took us 2 hours to get her back to sleep when she woke up at 11 pm. The last time we went through this was right before, during, and slightly after her first teeth coming in.
She's now moved on to biting whatever is near her mouth... my leg, my shoulder, my shirt, my arm, the back of my computer chair...!
She doesn't seem to understand "no" but it really hurts and I would feel bad if she did this to someone else. Short of pinching her or something, I don't know how to reprimand her and make her stop biting me.
I've given her teething rings to chew on and a frozen washcloth, but they just don't seem to be enough. Nursing her today has been kind of a pain because she's biting me a lot earlier on into the session and I don't feel like she's eaten as much as usual. (FYI - she's on 2-3 solid meals a day but I'm trying hard to keep my milk supply up so we can go for a full year. It's getting harder with all of these complications though!)