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Could my 3.5 month old be teething?

My son is 14 weeks old. He has been chewing on his bibs, cloth diapers, his fist, blankets and his pacifier. He even grabs a hold of his lower jaw and pulls, causing him to cry.

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Connors_Mommy12

Asked by Connors_Mommy12 at 6:47 PM on Mar. 17, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • YES! babies can teeth for months b4 a tooth breaks through my son started teething at 3mnths not fun :(
    kylansmommy09

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 6:49 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • yes they can my son id the doctor did not believe me until he looked in my sons mouth and was shocked
    his88angel

    Answer by his88angel at 6:53 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • my son is 3 months and doing similar things... minus pulling on his jaw because I stop him from grabbing his mouth. He is teething I'm sure. You can give him a cold washcloth to chew on, a teething ring if he can hold onto it, some tylenol if he's in pain and cranky. Good luck!
    momofkearra

    Answer by momofkearra at 6:59 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • I have seen babies born with teeth.
    Kimimale

    Answer by Kimimale at 6:59 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • I remember when my dd was 3 or 4 months old. I was convinced she was teething, because she did everything you are describing. She didn't actually get a tooth until she was 11 months old and now at 14.5 months she only has 4 teeth.  But I think it is possible, My brother got his 1st tooth when he was 3 months.

    cherylw993

    Answer by cherylw993 at 9:15 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • could be
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 10:44 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • Both my children started teething at 3 months but didn't get a tooth until 6 months.

    You've already gotten some great advice! Cold rang to chew on. teething ring, baby oragel (sp?), Infant tyenol if cranky & hurting.

    GL
    rebel07

    Answer by rebel07 at 11:49 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • Some babies are born with teeth so there's really no such things as 'teething early', that's more than likely the problem.
    jspenny2705

    Answer by jspenny2705 at 8:44 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • yes they can
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 10:05 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

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