Your baby’s mouth filling with teeth can mean a lot of discomfort for both them and for you. We are sharing what to look out for, and some useful ways to help soothe their pain as they go through teething.
When will my baby start teething?
This varies between babies and will completely depend on your child, some start at 4 months whilst others wont see a first tooth until they are 8 months. In general babies start teething around 6 months old. The way a baby teeths can also vary there are rumoured to be babies that cut teeth without a cry or whimper…..however the majority of parents see many teething symptoms in their baby along with a few restless nights!
What are the symptoms of teething?
- Every baby is different but we have compiled a short list to help you spot the signs of teething;
- Drooling, you may start to notice your baby producing extra saliva as they teeth and notice more drool.
- Nappy Rash, you may notice a nappy rash appear and which can get worse during times of teething.
- A flushed cheek, this can appear on both cheeks or sometimes you might notice just the one side flushed.
- Trouble with drinking, eating or sleeping. They also may be abit more clingy during these stages.
- Chewing more on their soother or chewing toy
How to soothe teething pain?
There are many things on the market to help soothe a baby’s teething pain, we have selected our tried and tested ones below. Take your lead from your baby you may have to try a few things to see what works for you, and always have something cool in the fridge to offer them such as a cucumber or yoghurt.
Just a few suggestions to help with teething troubles.
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