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When do infants start teething?

I know it's different for every baby, but is there a general time? My husband's brother started teething when he was 3 mos old (so says my mother-in-law). My son is 11 weeks old and has started drooling more, constantly sucking on his hands, and is much more fussy throughout the day. I don't know if it could be teething, but what are some definite signs?

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1st_time_mom23

Asked by 1st_time_mom23 at 11:00 AM on Sep. 26, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yeah thats teething both my kids stared around that time
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 11:06 AM on Sep. 26, 2009

  • sore, hard gums that are lighter in color along w/ the signs he's showing already. sometimes kids will spike a feaver or have a running nose as well.
    mom22littlegirl

    Answer by mom22littlegirl at 2:10 PM on Sep. 26, 2009

  • here's a site that tells a little more and "when" babies get their teeth. both my kids were about 6 months as well as the 2 kids i babysit for so he might be a drool bucket for awhile still.

    http://www.thenewparentsguide.com/baby-teething.htm#What%20are%20the%20symptoms%20of%20teething?
    mom22littlegirl

    Answer by mom22littlegirl at 2:11 PM on Sep. 26, 2009

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