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Drooling baby??

My daughter has been drooling a WHOLE lot lately, and she doesnt usually do this. She is only 8 1/2 weeks old, she's NOT teething already is she?

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kate_jocelyn

Asked by kate_jocelyn at 1:55 AM on Jun. 21, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Could be. They drool for a long time, long before teeth ever start poppin up.
    sapient

    Answer by sapient at 2:00 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • it is possible she's teething, but they just generally drool a lot. Keep a bib on her so she doesn't soak through all her clothes or get irritation from being wet all the time.
    bltcahill

    Answer by bltcahill at 3:05 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • My son is just under 3 months old and he is drooling like crazy and blowing bubbles with his drool. His gums are also white in some areas. my mom told me that means hes teething.
    edwinsmom2008

    Answer by edwinsmom2008 at 3:31 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • My son started teething at about 8 weeks, he got his first tooth at 5 months so all that whole time before was the drool and red cheeks and discomfort. I found that massing the gums with my finger really helped, using gel, something cold?
    MeAndLo

    Answer by MeAndLo at 4:13 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • Sorry... she probably is teething! My son started drooling like a friggin faucet around TWO months & it didn't stop until he was almost 1. Now he's almost 2 and the 2-year molars are coming in... and sure enough, more drool!
    crazysocks830

    Answer by crazysocks830 at 1:57 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

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