IS YOUR BABY TEETHING? TOP 14 NATURAL TEETHING REMEDIES FOR YOUR CRABBY LITTLE TEETHING BABY
I'm almost certain all Parents are familiar with the cranky phase their precious little Angels go through when they begin teething. When those sharp teeth begin to come out of their soft gums, babies turn into crying, uncontrollable monsters. This phase is a very tough time for parents as they mostly have no idea what to do. How do I know, this is going on right now in our home. This once handsome newborn is now a raging teething monster. Being a Mompreneur and constantly having to be on the move means "NO-ONE HAS TIME FOR TEETHING"!
This is our second time around and we are completely prepared for this dreaded phase. So don't worry, I got you covered with my top 14 teething remedies in no particular order.
Here are some simple tips to relieve the pain and restlessness for your LO, Let's take back your SANITY and kick teethings Butt.
1) Massage Baby's Gums:
It is an old-fashioned remedy for teething but always helpful. Just massage the sour gums of your baby with the help of your finger. But make sure that your fingers are clean. This light contouring will help in relieving the pain of baby.
2) Cold Baby Spoon:
Cold has a very soothing effect on inflamed area. Take a spoon and put it in the refrigerator for some time. Now apply cold to the baby's gums with this spoon. But try to avoid the contact of extreme cold things.
3) Feed cold food:
Use chilled vegetables or food for your teething baby. You can use some yogurt or applesauce. Such food will help in relieving the pain in gums and give a soothing effect.
4) Apply pressure:
Applying pressure is a very useful strategy for distracting the brain from the feelings of pain. You can use a teether for this purpose. There are many types of teethers available. Just select the one that suits your baby. Babies will be much relaxed when pressure is applied on their gums.
5) Use honey:
Honey has a very soothing effect on inflamed gums. Just apply some honey on the affected gums and it will be of great help to the baby for teething relief. But remember that honey should not be given to babies under 1 year of age.
Ginger is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. So rub some ginger on the swollen gums to relieve the teething symptoms.
7) Use hard foods:
Solid foods can be used for applying pressure. If your baby has started eating solid foods then give him some carrot or cucumber for gnawing. But keep the baby in your sight to prevent the hazards of choking.
8) Wooden Teethers:
Wooden Teethers are all natural and made with natural wood. Baby's sometimes like to chew on a hard surface and this is a perfect choice for them. Our Remote Control Wooden Teethers are a great alternative to prevent your little one from chewing on your own remote! It's anti-bacterial, organic and non-splintering. We also have a Soda Can design, because what baby doesn't love chewing on a Soda Can.
9) Teething Toys:
Chewing is the utmost desire of teething babies. It’s baby's natural strategy to get rid of teething symptoms so they always find themselves something to chew on. For this purpose different sort of teethers and toys are used. Toys must be made up of silicone instead of latex. Bpa free selections are a must to guarantee there are no toxic bacteria for your little one. Most babies begin teething before developing their dexterity. A best seller like the Yummy Mitt Teething Mitten is a great solution for them. A teething mitten they don't have to hold, but instead worn like a mitten and parents don't have to worry about it constantly falling to the floor! A win-win for everyone.
10) Use of clove:
Clove is known as the best anesthetic. So clove oil will cause numbness in the gums and relieve the discomfort of the baby.
Every baby behaves differently while teething. Some like to be breastfed while others may not. But you should try to feed them because they will find comfort and soothing effect by this. To prevent biting just run your finger on the gums of the baby before breastfeeding. In addition, babies are less likely to bite from teething if they are properly latched on while feeding.
12) Almond Extract:
Mix a little almond extract with water and rub on the gums for pain relief.
Sometimes a change of scenery or activity is all it takes to help distract baby from teething pain, at least temporarily. Try running a bath for baby, the warm water may help them to relax or even just some giving some unexpected cuddle time.
14) Plush Teething Toys:
Plush Toys will be of great help for teething babies. Plush toys are a great friend and cuddly accessory for teething infants. Yet, not most can be chewed on, until now. The Yummy Buddy Teether Plush Toy is the perfecting chew buddy for your little chewing monster. This plush has "Glow" in the dark chewable hands along with a chewable bib and hang tag. This plush has a backpack that can be used for storage of additional toys for on the go so your Lo can carry extra toys for long trips or short stroller rides. It's the perfect toy for traveling. With its multi-color feature and many sensory features from crinkly ears, sensory black & white patterns and adorable face.
I am sure that the above-mentioned tips will definitely help you out in the teething phase of your baby. If you have a tip of your own, leave us a comment below to share. After all, sharing is CARING!
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