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What do you do for your teething baby?

I've tried baby orajel, Baby Tylenol. Chilled teething rings, frozen fruit in a mesh. Nothing seem to help him at all. He has two bottom teeth already. His four top teeth are coming in at the same time and theyve all broken through the skin. He keeps grinding his top and bottom teeth together too. Plus I can tell he is in so much pain. So what do you do for your baby's teething?

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firethearson

Asked by firethearson at 10:32 AM on Aug. 8, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Motrin, hylands teething tablets. EARPLUGS lol j/k
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:34 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • ugh-poor lil lamb. lots of cuddles mama...and sometimes a wet washcloth to chew on helped my son, a nd motrin worked better than the tylenol. hang inthere mom...
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 10:35 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • No more Orajel...not good stuff.


    Wet and freeze a washcloth, HyLands teething tablets, Motrin maybe even buy an amber teething necklace.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:38 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Teething is something you have to ride out. You need patience and lots of hugs. Cold is the best remedy cold teething rigs, cold cucumber to gnaw, cold corn on the cob is good for chewing. Some people use a washcloth frozen. Activity. FYI laying down flat can make head and mouth pain worse. With teething you have to understand that relief is temporary and you just have to wait for the process to finish.

    Orajel can make it worse and it can also burn. It numbs everything but where the pain really is. Put some in your own mouth to see what I mean. Do not overmedicate. Medication doesn't last and the more you use it the less effective. If you must medicate, limit it to just before a long nap or bedtime so that you can get the most effect from the temporary effect.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 10:39 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • GET A TEETHING RING KEEP IN THE FREEZER WHEN IT GET'S NICE AND COLD GIVE IT TO THE BABY BASICALLY ANYTHING COOL WILL HELP AND ALSO GET SOME BABY ORAGEL OR HOWEVER U SPELL IT
    evette311

    Answer by evette311 at 10:40 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Infant Mortin works for babies over 6 months. It lasts a lot longer than tylenol. I also use oragel and hyland's teehing tablets depending on how bad he is teething. Sometimes there is nothing more you can do, but cuddle and hope they feel better soon. Best of Luck. As with most things, this too shall pass :)
    amberdawnbarr

    Answer by amberdawnbarr at 10:40 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I would give him one of the over the counter medicines for babies for the teething pain and get some baby Orajel as well. The combination of the two should help.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 10:53 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • We use a homeopathic drop (made with chamomile mostly) and use a "bottle ice cube maker" (the long tube ones) to make them ice which we wrap in cloth and let them chew on... Two kids in, never had to result to chemicals or medication!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:00 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • hylands teething tabs
    boiron teething remedy
    frozen, damp washcloths
    lots of extra nursing (for comfort as well as nutrition)
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:44 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

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