On any average day, your little angel is taking regular naps, eating healthy during feeding time, full of smiles and playing without a care in the world! So why on earth is today not one of those days? You start to wonder why your baby seems to be restless, fussy for no reason, has severe drooling, and EVERYTHING you try to make them happy is NOT working. The anxiety you start to feel when you check your baby’s gums and they are red and swollen. Lucky you, these symptoms are the start of teething stages. Immediately your motherly instincts kick in and you look for the fastest way to relieve your poor baby. Look no further, we have all the great tips and baby teething advice to help your little loved one!
Wooden Teething Rings
For fast relief of swollen gums, we recommend dampening the cloth end of these Caden Lane teething rings and tossing it in the fridge/freezer for a little while – when you take it out to give to them, the cold, soft cloth will help soothe the gums and reduce swelling. Wooden teething rings are a great natural, plastic and chemical-free alternative to other teethers. The wooden ring is rubbed with maple oil which is perfectly safe and healthy for baby! The wood ring is also an easy way for baby to grip and hold on!
Teething Rings | Caden Lane
Sophie the Giraffe
One of the most popular teething toys is Sophie the Giraffe. Why is she loved so much? She has 6 key factors that make her ideal for the teething stage. See below for all the details.
Loulou Lollipop Teethers
While we all love us some silicone teethers, Loulou Lollipop is making use drool over the endless fun possibilities. Ice cream, donuts, and Oreos are just a few delicious treats – and with Loulou teethers, even baby can enjoy these treats (or at least think they are snacking on some goodies).
Loulou Lollipop via Nursery Couture
Baby Tooth Care
When it comes to the teeth every baby is different, teeth come in at different ages but here is a great tooth development chart with average ages for a guideline.
Tooth Eruption Chart via Wisconsin Dental Association
Even though you lose baby teeth it is extremely important to take care of them. We recommend introducing a baby toothbrush as early as possible, this helps take care of the gums and prevents cavities. BABY HEALTH TIP: Drinking tap water after meals helps wash down formula and food to prevent tooth decay. Tap water also provides fluorides for baby. Here are some great toothbrushes we recommend to help take care of those baby teeth.
Remember you're teaching your baby good hygiene for years to come, so start them off early! When it comes to soothing your little one be quick to have plenty of backup teethers in the fridge.
What is your favorite teething baby advice or soothing remedies for teething babies?