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How can I get my 6mo. (who is teething) to stop screaming?

He is 6.5 mos.old
he just cut his first tooth late last night
he has a second coming in soon

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lmt_mom2010

Asked by lmt_mom2010 at 7:17 PM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • stick a wet wash cloth in the freezer for a bit let him chew on it. My dd's fav teething thing was a wooden spoon. She also LOVES ice so I'd just give her ice to suck on, make sure its too big for him to choke on & monitor closely. Just FYI, studies have shown that giving acetomenophen (tylenol) for anything less than a 101 fever increases their chances for asthma, which is why we don't give dd pain meds.
    Nyx7

    Answer by Nyx7 at 7:20 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Try the hylands teething tablets. They did wonders for my son. you can get them pretty much anywhere, Or a cold washcloth helps also. My daughter hates it freezing so just making it cold works great for her. Good luck!!
    JacobsMommy05

    Answer by JacobsMommy05 at 7:24 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • give him some Tylenol and you can try putting an icee cube in a baby suck and let him suck on it, that will help numb the gums
    Claudiomom

    Answer by Claudiomom at 7:28 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Alternate Tylenol and IB Profen. Hylands are good too try. I'm not sure if they worked, but anything is worth a try. My son would not go near washcloths or teething rings!
    sunshine58103

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 7:29 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • DS chewed my finger, nursed a lot. Hylands worked great. Fennel stalks are good to chew on. you can try frozen fruit in a self feeder.
    new_mom808

    Answer by new_mom808 at 10:44 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • give him a cold teething ring and run the vaccume.
    rileymommy

    Answer by rileymommy at 10:08 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • i used a teething ring and tablets...
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 12:34 AM on Aug. 16, 2010

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