Here’s Some Tips to Help You & Baby!
We have all experienced tooth ache at least once or some may have experienced it more than once and we can all agree that the pain is excruciating. But as adults if we do have tooth ache we can visit the dentist or take a tablet to ease the pain. But for a baby its different, they will experience teething pains for the first time.
They also can’t communicate what they are feeling and they can’t really confirm if they are teething or not. So as a parent when your child is going through the pain of teething, it can be slightly frustrating as you might find your child crying a lot more than normal. If your baby is crying a lot more than usual then this can be the first sign to lookout for that your baby is unwell. As you can’t ask your baby what’s wrong you will have to look out for the signs of teething. First thing to be aware of is teething usually starts between 4 months – 7 months, but it is also perfectly normal for the first tooth to show up later than 7 months.
It can be quite hard to know when your child is teething but the main signs to look out for are:
As a parent, it is easy to get worried when your baby is going through teething pains, but there are some things you can do which may ease the pain
teething rings are much better than the liquid filled teething rings. You can even try putting the teething ring in the fridge for a little while.
give your baby food which is hard or something that can get stuck.