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My son is almost 4m is it possible he could be teething he messes with his gums alot.

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ShannonLopez

Asked by ShannonLopez at 3:02 AM on Jul. 8, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • YEP! My oldest had 7 teeth by 7 months. He got his first right at about 4 months too. Just dont use baby orajel! It's got something in it that hardens their gums up making it more difficult and painful next time. Try a clean frozen wash cloth or even frozen veggies or fruit (bannanas or something that when gummed is supper soft)
    2murphyboys

    Answer by 2murphyboys at 3:13 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • thanks for the advice this is my 1st baby so i wasn't sure. im going to try the frozen fruit :)
    ShannonLopez

    Comment by ShannonLopez (original poster) at 3:22 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • Yes! Mine had 4 teeth by 3 months and all her teeth by 8! I used frozen wash cloth, teething rings, and teething tablets. The teething tablets worked wonders when dd would get a set of 4 in within days of eachother.
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 3:41 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • wow really 4 teeth at 4m. Were can you get them teething tablets at?
    ShannonLopez

    Comment by ShannonLopez (original poster) at 3:46 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • Oh yeah. DD started teething at around 2.5 months. She got her first two teeth around 5 months, and then 2 more at a time after that ever couple of weeks to a month.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 7:31 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • absoutely, my son started teething at 3 months. you can get most teething things at a baby area store. Walmart, Target or Babies R Us has them.
    good luck!
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 9:38 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • yup, my son cut his first at 4 months and picks on his gum all day and drools all day
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 10:14 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

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