It is normal for infants and young children to occasionally bite. But sometimes biting points to a more serious behavioural problem related to hostility and aggression. A child should be evaluated by a doctor if biting:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of: July 26, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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