Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Single Mommy | 2008-11-14



MY LO is 19 months old and attends a creche. There is a particular boy in her class who bites 3-4 kids a day some bites even draw blood. Their parents took him to a paed who told them he doesnt have a problem. My child is petrified of going to school as she has been bitten on numerous occassions and this is killing us both emotionally.
Who is the correct medical person to assess this child.
How can we stop this biting, as lots of the moms are unhappy.

Expert's Reply



It is not uncommon to encounter children with this biting problem. If his parents insist on continuing to send him to this creche you will need to remove your child from the creche.Why are you allowing your child to be put through such a traumatic experience? The biter needs to be seen by a child psychologist.

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