What are the systoms of teething:
-Low grade fever(< 100 degree)
-Grouchy and fussy
-Desire to chew and bite
-Change or trouble in Eating and sleeping habits
-Red and tender, puffy gums
-Baby wanting to put objects or fingures in their mouth
-Biting and gnawing
What are not the symtoms of teething?
Following are not the symptoms of teething and should be evaluated by your child's doctor.
What can you do to help your child during teething?
-Chilled(not frozen) teething ring.
-Massage your child's gum with clean finger.
-Over the counter teething oinment.
-Over the counter children's tylenol or motrin.
-Suck on cold wet cloth.
-Drool Cloth to prevent skin irritation.
-Baby teething toys.
Do you need to take your child to dentist?
If you notice any problematic symtoms like "Thrush", see your dentist.