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How do I know if my son is teething

First time mom I don't know what it'll look like or what to look for.

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Con3Fam

Asked by Con3Fam at 5:56 PM on Jul. 16, 2008 in About CafeMom

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  • There may be a slight fever accompanied by diarhhea. His gums will be swollen and you may notice a white color to his gums. He also may not have much of an appetite and not sleep well at all.
    zacnpatsmom

    Answer by zacnpatsmom at 6:25 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • Feel his gums with a clean finger. The gums will be hard and swollen. He may run a fever and be cranky. Most babies salivate more often.
    JuneL

    Answer by JuneL at 7:05 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • he will drool and chew on stuff too. along wiht all the other answers up there.
    princezzmommie

    Answer by princezzmommie at 7:57 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • Swollen gums, drooling, sucking on fingers and other hard objects, moody, waking at night crying or whines more than usual
    ladyoprayer2

    Answer by ladyoprayer2 at 10:12 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

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