470885 tn?1326329037

My little "beaver" - SIGH

I also posted this on the Parenting Newborns user group.

So just last night, Baby G decided to start chewing on the side of his crib :(  This morning, it looks like a beaver's been gnawing at the side of it.  He's got 8 teeth now and I guess he's just trying to figure out what in the world is edible and what's not.  It's one of the cribs that converts to a double bed, so we'll be sanding it and refinishing it because we intend to keep it long term - once we figure out how to deter him from continuing to nibble on it.

Does anyone have any suggestions based on a similar experience?  My husband has affixed a towel to the side, but G's going to have that thing ripped off of there in about 2 seconds, lol.  

Daniel's crib was one of the recalled drop side Storkcraft ones so we got rid of it....but it was so much better in that the top rail was encased in plastic and, thus, difficult to gnaw....or at least didn't leave tooth marks.
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1271927 tn?1310580362
Try spraying something safe bust nasty tasting on it like vinegar. The strong and nasty taste might detour him. I hear that moms use vinegar a lot to detrour kids putting things in their mouth (like pacifiers, bottles and so on).
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171768 tn?1324230099
they make crib rail guards. google it, and you'll find all sorts of sites that selll them. Amazon has one that has 4 stars out of 5, so it can't be too bad
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1027094 tn?1327429732
I want to say theres something you can put on it so he won;t like the taste.
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