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How do you soothe a frustrated teething baby?

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Asked by Emily01262009 at 9:32 PM on Aug. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • tylenol every 6 hours and something cold to chew on like a frozen wet wash cloth or a big piece of bigg to get in his mouth all the way but good for knawing on

    Answer by MELRN at 9:53 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • i have been giving my son damp wash cloth

    Answer by JacksMommy2008 at 9:56 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • frozen bagels... very messy though

    Answer by Mamakat90 at 10:11 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Frozen teething rings, frozen waffles, a mesh feeder with fruit, a vibrating teether, damp burpcloths, hylands teething tablets. Tylenol may seem like a good thing, but they teethe their whole first year.

    Answer by Rileysmom425 at 10:23 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Invest in a baltic amber teething necklace they are WONDERFUL... get them online like ebay and stuff. Buy them from Europe though because they charge way too much here.
    We bought our first one when my son was getting his 5th and 6th teeth after many terrible days and nights with a cranky teething baby with the first 4. Now teething is a breeze! He's getting 3 teeth in right now and you wouldn't even know. No more need to drug him up with Tylenol or Motrin every few hours. We just bought 2 more and they came in the mail yesterday, I was so excited!

    Answer by AmiJanell at 1:42 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • With my son I did the amber teething necklace and it worked great, but my second didn't like it. She preferred frozen french fries. I also used the Hyland's teething tablets at night to help them get some sleep when it was really bad.

    Answer by aeneva at 7:39 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • My family has southern roots so I will say RUM on a Qtip,

    Answer by Caramel824 at 7:55 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • My two preferred very cold wash cloths over teething rings, though my shoulder was my son's favorite teether (I don't recommend that, btw). Tylenol is good just before bedtime. Your baby needs to sleep, and so do you.

    Answer by May-20 at 8:16 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Baby Orajel. It is in things that look like q tips. It will save your sanity.

    Answer by BrandonsMom1000 at 8:40 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • teething tablets! They are a God-send! And I use a cool wet washcloth for him to chew for strings of course so he don't choke.... :)

    Answer by mominbolt at 8:54 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

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