what helps for teething, I have tried cold washcloth, teething rings of all kinds, I am despreate...
Kim - posted on 12/11/2008
My son would cut 2-4 teeth at a time. We would get wash rags wet with really cold water and give those to him. we also had a finger tip toothbrush that we would use alot of the time. When he was old enough we gave him a gum brush so he could put it on the spots that were bothering him The only other thing we did was give him tylenol. If you don't have any other kids sleep when your baby is sleeping.
Lisa - posted on 12/10/2008
I have four kids and the teething tablet worked on three of them. The other required orajel and Tylenol. We just cut two our first two teeth within two days of eachother and the tablets worked great. For you, try to go to bed when the baby does at night, if it is your only one, sleep whenever you can ... wish I could.
Catherine - posted on 12/10/2008
I use the natural teething tablets...Hylands(if you can't find in the store you can as the pharmacy and they can order them, my little one is 6 months and within a couple min. it really helps. Plus if you have flex spending you can use that as a write off. The gel is GROSS and tried it once. Good luck
Krystyna - posted on 12/10/2008
Hi...you poor thing. It is a very tough time for mom and baby! The Hylands Homeopathic tablets seemed to help my kids also. And, I would give them just 1/2 the recommended dose of Tylenol at night so it would ease the pain a little.
Crystal - posted on 12/10/2008
try frozen wash cloths both of my boys loved this. the herbal teething tablets, orajel i also had this cool thing that i got from walmart it has a bee hive shape to the top and a ribbed handle so it didn't matter where the boys chewed on it. it came in a pack with a gum brush and a tooth brush all of which they can chew on
Kimberly - posted on 12/10/2008
Homeopathic teething tablets from Hylands were my lifesaver with my daughter and my nephew that I watched. They have no taste, slowly numb the gums and slowly bring back the feeling (I had a friend take that took one to see what it was like). You can find them at Wal-mart.
Brandee - posted on 12/10/2008
I was told by my midwife to buy some essential oil of chamomile, mix one drop with a small amount of carrier oil (like grapeseed or almond or sunflower, something mild and edible obviously!) and then rub that on the gums. You can also use essential oil of clove. Good luck. We just got our first tooth this week and I'm feeling fairly apprehensive about the whole process. Right now teething tablets are working well and the soft silicone angel brush. And wet rags. I'm not above brandy, we'll see how desperate I get!
Vashta - posted on 12/10/2008
The teething tablets worked well for my kids... of course the gel worked too although they hated it... Other wise... a small piece of peppermint... rubbing their gums with one of those little slip on finger brushes... or just rubbing them with your finger if they'll let you.. putting a wet wash cloth in the freezer.. Old fashioned views were to rub a little brandy on their gums.. lol But I never tried that one... I heard it works well though! lol Hope you find something that works!! Good luck... Teething is hell!
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