Wednesday 29 June 2016

10 Signs of a teething baby and how to help

All babies get to this stage, some earlier than others. Whatever the age, it is inevitable you'll come across at least one of these signs when baby is teething!

Signs of teething

1. Red and swollen gums
2. Red cheeks
3. Ear rubbing
4. Hand biting
5. Heavy drooling
6. Sleeping problems
7. Crankiness and restlessness
8. Refusing food
9. Nappy rash
10. Gum biting or sucking

Teething normally starts between 4 and 10 months however every child is different. Some babies can be born with teeth, others not develop any until over one year old. It is advised that if your baby doesn't have any teeth by one year that you should consult a doctor.

How to soothe baby during teething

1. Teething rings
2. A dummy or pacifier
3. A cold spoon on baby's gums
4. A cold washcloth rubbed against gums
5. Frozen fruit/ vegetables/ bread sticks (if baby is over 6 months old)
6. Apply pressure to gums
7. Brush gums with baby toothbrush
8. Teething granules/ gels
9. Smoothies/ purees/ yogurts
10. Paracetamol

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  1. I'm sure this will be super helpful for a lot of parents! Teething must be horrible :(

    Jess xo | The Indigo Hours

    1. Thanks!
      I'm hoping it helps any teething mummy's! :)

    2. Yes My daughter is teething.I feel sooo sorry for her

  2. teething is horrible, this will be so helpful for parents

    1. Thank you!
      I'm feeling very sorry for my teethjng 11 month old at the moment. Looks so painful! :(

  3. My daughter is always miserable.Any ideas why?


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