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What tips do you have to help a teething baby?

My son is 8 months old with teeth coming in. I am looking for some advice on on to help him and me get some sleep, any suggestions?

Lynn Keller
www.NewEnergyMom.com

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Asked by NewEnergyMom at 9:39 PM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I got a corner of a washcloth wet and stuck that in the freezer and let my boys chew on it
    My2boys0523

    Answer by My2boys0523 at 9:40 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Oragel, tylenol and something to chew on!!!
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 9:40 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I haven't dealt with it personally yet (mine is 6 months), but my doctor told me to stay away from all the numbing gels. He said the pain isn't on the gums so those gels are just going to give him a numb tummy. Hetold me to give him tylenol and motrin when the teething starts.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 9:41 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • The numbing gels can numb the throat and be a choking hazard.

    Chewy toys, frozen fruit, homeopathy, nurse nurse nurse

    We are so anti medicine but we have resorted to motrin. It's too awful to have her cry.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:46 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Motrin and alternate w Tylenol. Those numbing gels don't work
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 10:02 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • AMBER TEETHING NECKLACE!!!!!!!!! it saved my life! she got 3 one year molars in and i had no clue!! u can buy them on amazon!!!!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 10:36 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Cold washcloth, homeopathic teething tablets, tylenol, etc...
    Laila-May

    Answer by Laila-May at 12:21 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

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