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    Teething: Signs, Symptoms And Remedies

    Teething: Signs, Symptoms And Relief

    • How do you help your baby through the teething process, and what can you do?
    • It’s an essential part of your baby’s growth, but it might leave your baby a little distressed.
    • Here’s a guide to help you care for your baby during this phase of growth.

    When to seek medical help

    Contact your doctor if you notice swelling around your child’s face or jaw, or if your child has a fever or is generally unwell.

    When your baby’s teeth first appear, it’s time for their first dental check up.

     

    You should also seek medical advice if you’re unsure or concerned about any symptoms, if your child’s pain persists or if you notice anything out of the ordinary.

    Signs and symptoms of teething in children:

    • Does your baby have flushed cheeks?
    • Are their gums sensitive and red?
    • Are they dribbling excessively
    • Are they chewing whatever they can find?
    • Are they crying?
    • Are they rubbing their ear?
    • Do they wake up at night distressed?
    • Are they refusing food?

    How to treat teething:

    • Teething rings
    • Teething rashes
    • Comforting your baby