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Can a three month old start teething?

my ds is three months and he is biting his hands and anything he can get into his mouth, drooling a lot, and i feel bumps in his gums that feel like lil teeth popping up that werent there when he was born.
Also he is getting crankier, especially before naps.
what are your takes on this?

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Arretsmomma5

Asked by Arretsmomma5 at 3:42 PM on Mar. 21, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (12)
  • Yep. My oldest had two teeth by the end of mo. 3...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:43 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Yes, my daughter got her first tooth at 4 months. She was teething since 3 months. Your daughter can teeth for months before she actually pops out a tooth!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:44 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • of course they can. Babies can teeth at any age it is just not as common. My girls started at 3 months although they didn't pop through until 6 months or almost 6 months. Babies can even be born with teeth although if they are born with teeth they usually have to have them pulled
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 3:45 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • sure can! :) i just let my little guy nibble on me to help. he was also 3 months. he got both bottom teeth at that time
    akalei

    Answer by akalei at 3:45 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Ya know I thought the same thing when DS was 3 months old, but the Pediatrician said its most common to experiance teething at about 4-5 months old. DS didnt get his first tooth until he was 11 months old though, so that was good.
    Wish2Be

    Answer by Wish2Be at 3:45 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • They can be BORN teething... no such thing as too early.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:47 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • yes. My son had 4 teeth before he was 3 months
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:48 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • all my kids had their two bottom teeth by 4 mo
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:58 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • the gums are your best indicater.. you'll notice slight swelling and should be able to see the teeth coming up
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:19 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • A baby can teeth at any age. Some are early, my last child didn't get his first tooth til elevan months and I thought there was something wrong with him and that is what his doc. told me.
    Kimberly71682

    Answer by Kimberly71682 at 12:02 AM on Mar. 22, 2011

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