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ok its my mom/g-ma/great g-ma VS a bunch of CafeMoms... : ) what do you think??

the women in my family with plenty of experience with teething babies say that during teething, babies can run a low grade fever, spit up more, and have diarrhea that sometimes burns their bottoms which can cause diaper rash/irritation....all due to teething...hard to argue with women who have been thru this repeatedly but i have heard otherwise from some of you on here when i asked another question...so what do you think?????

 
mamagee1218

Asked by mamagee1218 at 12:19 PM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son did all of that when he was teething. So, I have to side with the older moms.
    By the way, my pedi always said it had nothing to do with teething, but from my perspective it happened EVERY time he teethed, so if it walks like a duck, looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is probably a duck!
    mommy11260

    Answer by mommy11260 at 12:38 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I think they just might be right, but not all babies go through the same.
    older

    Answer by older at 12:21 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • thats how it happened with mine. the older 2, that is. my 3rd isn't teething yet. lol.
    gracefulsky

    Answer by gracefulsky at 12:22 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I agree - however our peds have said that its NOT true, however my son had this EVERY time he was teething. sooo.....
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:22 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I agree with your relatives.
    txdaniella

    Answer by txdaniella at 12:23 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • So my LO is only 2 months old..but...i used to babysit for four different families all with teething kids (nightmare, i know!) Any ways, the ladies in your family are right, the only other thing is sometimes the got clingy, fussy or just tired...but every kid reacted a little differently. Some worse than others.
    Limarey

    Answer by Limarey at 12:24 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • old momma can always teach new momma a thing or two...and in my expierence what they are saying can be true with alot of children...but all children are different and may or may not expierence the same thing
    lechnermomof4

    Answer by lechnermomof4 at 12:25 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • They can have any of those symptoms with teething, except i've not heard the diarrhea one. The most my daughter had had is drooling, sticking her fit in her mouth and being very cranky from it
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 12:30 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • my pediatrician explained that during teething, all that drool and extra saliva being produced, and then swallowed, makes a baby's poop more acidic and thus causes rash.
    mellypoo

    Answer by mellypoo at 12:38 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Ur family is right
    lovelypisces

    Answer by lovelypisces at 12:39 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

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