Baby bites during feeding

Our bby is 12 days old, during feeding n especially during start of feeding she presses the nipple very hard, which has caused cracks on the nipples n makes feeding her difficult everytym. Kindly advise what can be done n medication to heal nipples. Thnks
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Dr. Shyama Nivas Patna | Gynecologist
Nipple bite occurs usually due to wrong technique of feeding.always sit on comfortable arm chair.put the baby back resting on ur left arm.with head on elbow and buttock on arm.put the whole black portion around nipple in babies mouth.if u will put only nipple baby will not get it bites more hardly .
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