Teething in babies starts when they are anywhere between 4 to 7 months old. On an average the first set of teeth will start appearing by the age of 6 months. The process is pretty painful imagine the pain you get while the wisdom teeth is sprouting out. To relieve pressure from the gums, the baby will start to gnaw or chew at everything that lies in its way from cloth to eraser to just about anything! This isn't a very pleasant process and can be very painful for the tender gums of your child. It is for such time when certain homemade and commercial remedies are used to alleviate the pain. Teething rings When the baby is very young it will sucks its thumb. We use for this problem. When teething starts teething soothers replace the previous soothers. are rubber rings or any other form that the baby can bite upon and relieve the pressure. Some mothers even chill these teethers for extra relief. The chillness helps to numb the gums and acts as a temporary relief. Teethers come is many materials and designs. Choose the one which your baby finds the most comfortable. Teething gel These gels are cool when spread across the gums and are sure to relieve any pain. Alternatively a home remedy would be to apply chilled food or cloth or chilled teething rings. The baby can gnaw these safe items than gnawing on anything else that might hurt the gums and the dental development. Teething blanket Teething blanket offers a variety of textures for the baby to bite on to. There is terrycloth, satin, cotton, etc. The blanket is brightly coloured and definitely will attract the baby's attention and will definitely succeed in distracting it from the pain. These blankets sometimes come with additional teether rings in the extremities for added texture. Another variety is where the teeether vibrates when the baby bites on to it very slightly, which the baby will find very exciting. These have to be washed for the blanket comes in contact with the baby's mouth and can pose danger of infection if not washed frequently. Hence, buying two of such blankets would be a great idea. Pacifier Teether These are the normal baby soothers but are made out of full medical grade silicon or rubber which are fully gnaw-able and cab be chilled if necessary for the alleviation of pain. Since these baby soothers cum teethers are on the mouth all the time they have to be sterilized pretty often to eliminate infection by germs. Mesh feeder bag Another great remedy for early teething babies is the use of mesh feeder. These mesh feeders can accommodate any semi solid food to be fed to the baby. Put anything cold in the mesh and let the baby feed on it. Even frozen breast milk in ice tray works well. Alleviate the pain with natural and commercial teething soothers.
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