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4 month ols now wakes up everynight crying. Teething has started but orajel doesn't faze her Any home remedies?

drools all over place, if i hold her she sleeps, but lay her down she starts screaming again.

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:19 PM on Jul. 4, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Could she have an ear ache? That would explain the crying when laying down. If you go to a homeopathic store they should have several things to help with teething. Ice always helped mine. One older (gentleman) friend of mine told me that when his were teething he put a raw egg in one of their socks and hung it on their window and there was no more pain. I was too old to try it and so far no one's been willing to! Oh well, maybe as a last resort. He said it won't stink either.

    Answer by jackimci at 12:26 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • Homeopathic teething tablets (sell them at WalMart)...also i put an icecube in a towel and let him suck on it to numb his gums a little.

    Answer by trentntats at 12:48 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • They have mesh feeders that you could put ice cubes in or frozen fruits. Hyland's teething tablets are really good too.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 3:07 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • my son hated that stuff he would suck it off. I found that giving him motrin (took the swelling down) and giving him frozen waffles to gnaw on helped during the day

    Answer by kt2babies at 3:33 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • Skip the orajel - it's junk! It doesn't last long (as you've discovered) and can pose a choking hazard if used incorrectly.

    Give baby ibuprophen or baby tylenol for the pain.
    Give teething tablets for the irritibity and to calm her down.
    Frozen, wet wash clothes make good teething toys that little ones can easily hold.
    Get a variety of different teething toys - soft, hard, fabric, rubber, etc. You never know which type he'll like today.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 4:30 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • try teething tablets

    Answer by Patience1 at 7:16 PM on Jul. 4, 2008

  • what you should do is put some water in the nipple of the bottle and freeze it and then give it to baby. it worked for me!

    Answer by scarletsm0m at 7:37 PM on Jul. 5, 2008

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