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teething question

How do you know your child is teething? Like the signs? Can a 2 month old get teeth?

Reason why i ask is because i think my 2 month old daughter might be getting teeth, she chews on her fist and is fussy at the same time, and when i check her gum's i don't feel anything yet but she will chew like bite down pretty hard on my finger and feel better.

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mommy2be77

Asked by mommy2be77 at 2:45 PM on Apr. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Some babies are born with teeth. The "six month" time for teething is just an average.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:48 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • My son started teething around that age, note that the teeth may not appear for up to 6 months once they start "teething". My son's first two teeth appeared at just over 4 months, he's 9 months now and the top two are just now beginning to appear.
    finallyamom40

    Answer by finallyamom40 at 2:50 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • My son started drooling and teething at 2 months, he got his bottom 2 at 4 months and had a mouthfull by 12 months.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:55 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • They can teethe for months before they actually get a tooth.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:58 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • My child started teething around 2 months, but nothing popped out until around 6 months.
    MissMommyK

    Answer by MissMommyK at 3:35 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • It sounds like she's teething. It might be a while though before she actually gets teeth. My daughter has been teething for almost 2 months now, and so far, no teeth. But it seems like she might be getting one soon. Signs of teething: being fussy, drooling a lot, chewing on things
    AirForceWife14

    Answer by AirForceWife14 at 5:26 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

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