If your baby is teething, they need extra comfort and attention. The process of growing teeth is not exactly comfortable.
Most infants will begin teething somewhere between four and seven months old. When this happens, it is best to be prepared for the symptoms of discomfort.
In today’s blog, I will talk about teething symptoms and how to remedy them.
Did your baby wake up on the wrong side of the crib? They seem to fuss over the smallest things these days. Actually, your little one is teething.
If you have ever had a toothache you understand the pain! You might be grumpy about little hassles too if your teeth were hurting. Give your baby lots of hugs and love so they calm down.
3. Biting and Gnawing
Your baby is biting everything in sight! This helps reduce the pressure and pain on the gums from the budding teeth.
Make sure your baby doesn’t stick a chocking hazard in his or her mouth. Go out there and get some teething rings and stick them in the freezer. They’ll appreciate having a toy to chew!
2. Ear Pulling
This is a sign that the pain has travelled all the way up to the ear. First check their temperature. If they have a fever, go to the doctor to make sure they don’t have an ear infection.
If they don’t have a fever, try massaging your baby’s gums and cheeks with your finger. (Make sure to wash your hands before and after.)
Your baby drooled before, but now it’s excessive! Teething can cause more saliva production. To avoid facial rashes, try to dab up the drool as quickly as possible.
Carry a clean hand towel with you to wipe up the drool. Strive to keep your baby’s face as dry and clean as you can.
I hope this blog helps! It’s no fun to see your little baby suffering so much. These remedies can really help ease the symptoms.
If they are getting out of hand, you should book an appointment with your child’s pediatrician. They’ll know exactly how to handle these issues.
I am sending you good wishes during this uncomfortable phase in your baby’s life!