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Stiff Arm [stif ahrm]

Stiff Arm [stif ahrm]

stiff arm [stif ahrm]
verb.

1. When a tandem nursing twin baby places his or her inward facing arm such that the elbow is not bent and then pushes away his or her sibling forcefully.

Warning, a stiff arm may result in the following:

  • crying
  •  spilled milk
  • scratched faces
  • uncontrollable laughter
  • smiles
  • distracted babies

Nathan has gotten to where he will hold Anthony’s arm down by his wrist so Anthony can’t stiff arm him while they eat together.