ByTeething Symptoms and
How to Treat Them
By Leroy Chan
Teething is what your baby experiences
when her first set of teeth begins to appear.
Some babies will go through this
event without a problem. However, other babies
will experience discomfort.
To tell when your baby is about
to enter this phase of growth, this article describes
the teething symptoms to be aware of. Then if
you think your baby is experiencing these symptoms,
some pain relieving remedies and guidelines will
be presented to help you soothe your baby.
What Are The Teething Symptoms?
To determine if your baby is teething,
ask yourself a few questions. Does she appear
to be fussier? Is she crying at night? Does she
cling to you? Is she dribbling or drooling in
excessive amounts? Is she chewing on her fingers
Are her gums red, swollen or inflamed?
Does she demand more breast or bottle feeding?
On the other hand, does she reject breast or bottle
feeding because you think the sucking is hurting
Other signs include poor appetite
and interrupted sleep patterns.
What Are Some Remedies To Relieve
Now that you know what to look for
if you think your baby is having discomfort due
to teething, here are a few things you can do
to help soothe her.