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just wondering

My DD is 12 months old, and she has no teeth, not even teething yet. im worried. Everyone (family) tells me its normal, so i just wondered if anyone else has had a late teether?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Apr. 15, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • i had a late teether...she didnt get them in till about 12 months...dont worry they will come out soon
    lhernandez7208

    Answer by lhernandez7208 at 9:16 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • My son didn't get his first tooth until he was 10 months. I was worried too, but my doctor said "I've never seen a kindergardener that didn't have any teeth, he'll get them don't worry." Sure enough he got four all at once!!

    My family always says that if they're late to get their teeth it means they'll keep them for a real long time. It's probably an old wives tale, but it's still comforting :)
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 9:18 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • yeah ive heard that is better to get them later too. IDK if its true but once the 1st ine comes in the rest sprout fast too
    lhernandez7208

    Answer by lhernandez7208 at 9:20 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • Every kid is different. period. It will be okay! :)
    sunshine58103

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 9:25 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • my daughter didn't get any teeth until she was 14 months old. then 6 popped thru. and she got them in a weird order too. she got her eye teeth first. i was worried to. the dr said if she didn't have any by 15 months then they'd worry. every kid is different, but she'll get them.
    aplace

    Answer by aplace at 10:07 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • I had a friend who's son didn't teeth til he was 18 months old. she was worried, but the Dr. told her it was normal...
    sophiebethmom

    Answer by sophiebethmom at 11:12 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

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