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how to handle your baby's teething pain

It's that time of the again - your baby is teething and you're not sure how to make the pain go away. It can be difficult to see your little one in pain, but there are a few things you can do to help. In this blog post, we'll discuss the different ways to handle your baby's teething pain. We'll also provide some tips on how to soothe them and make them more comfortable. So, if you're looking for ways to help your baby during this rite of passage, keep reading!

 

1. What to expect as your baby teeths

Most babies will start to teeth around six months old, though it can vary from baby to baby. Some teeth may come in quickly, while others may take a bit longer. As your child starts teething, there are a few things you can expect. First, they will likely be more fussy and cranky than usual as the tender gums are sore. Second, they may start drooling excessively as their salivary glands work overtime to soothe the gums. Finally, you may notice that their food preferences change as they explore new textures and flavors with their mouth. By knowing what to expect during this process, you can better help your baby through it.


2. How to ease your baby's pain

When your baby is in pain, it can be difficult to know how to help. Here are some tips on how to ease your baby's pain. Tip #1: Get familiar with the different types of pain relief available for babies. Tip #2: Use safe methods to relieve your baby's pain. Tip #3: Talk to your doctor about any concerns you have. By following these tips, you can help make your baby more comfortable when they're experiencing pain.


3. When to call the doctor

Sometime between 4 and 7 months of age, most babies will start to get their first tooth. While this is an exciting milestone, it can also be a time of discomfort as the new tooth comes in. However, there are some signs that you should call the doctor about your baby's teething pain. These include excessive drooling, refusing to eat or drink, fever, and swollen gums.


4. Teething remedies that are safe and effective

If your baby is experiencing teething pain, there are a few safe and effective remedies that you can use to help them. One option is Calmamama’s Teeth and Tummy Drops. These drops are made with natural ingredients like chamomile and lavender oil, which have been shown to be helpful in relieving teething pain. Another great option is to give your baby a cold washcloth or ice cube to gnaw on; this will help soothe their gums. Whatever remedy you choose, be sure to stay calm and soothing yourself – babies pick up on our emotions and will feel better if they see that we are doing everything we can to make them feel better. 


5. Tips for helping your teething baby sleep through the night

Babies are naturally restless sleepers, and this can be exacerbated when they're teething. Here are a few tips to help your baby sleep through the night despite the discomfort of teething.

1. Give your baby a cold teething ring or frozen washcloth to chew on
2. Massage their gums with a clean finger or a soft toothbrush
3. Provide plenty of fluids to keep them hydrated
4. Let them suck on a pacifier or breastfeeding as much as they want
5. Put them in a sleep sack instead of using blankets
6. Make sure the room is dark and quiet