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Can my 5 month old be teething??

my 5 month old is soooo fussy doesnt want to be held, rocked, doesnt want her toys she just is refusing everything! but when i rub her gums she gets so quiet and just lets me....idk what is wrong with her..

any opinions or advice...plz thank you

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anayasmommy21

Asked by anayasmommy21 at 12:26 AM on Apr. 1, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Sounds like teething to me! I had my first tooth (out and everything) at 4 months old so its very possible! Try giving her a cold wash cloth or one of those teethers you put in the refridgerator and see if she likes that.
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 12:27 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • could be teething, try giving her teething tablets or a cold washcloth to chew on. my kids started teething a 2 months. my youngest got his first at 4 months
    3HappylKidds

    Answer by 3HappylKidds at 12:27 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Yes! My third child got his first tooth at 5 1/2 months. An ice cube in one of those mesh bag food holders (baby section in Target) worked wonders for me!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 12:28 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • could be my mom has a 6 month old and she has already started teething
    nicolia

    Answer by nicolia at 12:28 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • My DD was teething at 3 months. She cut her first tooth at 4 months and a week later she cut her second one. So it's def. possible
    jaysmommy04

    Answer by jaysmommy04 at 12:28 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • thank u ladies iam going to take the opinions n advice....because i do not know what else it could be....i feel like a hardness on her gums and a lil sharpness..not sure what do you think???
    anayasmommy21

    Comment by anayasmommy21 (original poster) at 12:30 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Mesh bags with ice is awesome
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 12:46 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • thanks...again..ladies...i love this site
    anayasmommy21

    Comment by anayasmommy21 (original poster) at 12:49 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Definitely. My baby had two teeth at 5 months. The teething tablets work wonders. I tried the drops...didn't like them as much. They like a cold wash cloth. Teething biscuits are good too, but certain kinds can be messy.
    popzaroo

    Answer by popzaroo at 12:55 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • my daughter started teething at 5 months...sounds like it.
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:58 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

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