Each baby is unique and teeth at different times. Usually Some teeth come through as early as 3 months or as late as 14 months.
Be ready by knowing some of the signs of teething by reading the next 5 signs below. Read teething signs 1-5 if you missed part 1.
6. Pulling of Ears, Rubbing of Cheeks and Chin
Rubbing the area around their jaws to create counter pressure that helps relieve some of the pain so naturally they will do it. Watch out for more active hands.
7. Chewing Fingers
The easiest thing to chew on, fingers! Just like chewing toys, chewing on fingers relieves some of the discomfort. Make sure to keep your baby’s hands clean.
8. Teething Cough and Rashes
The extra drool caused by teething can cause coughing due to saliva collecting at the back of your baby’s throat. chafing and facial rashes. Listen for coughing and check for raches.
9. Swollen Gums and Appearance of Tooth Buds
Red and swollen gums are a big sign that they’re teething. You can help relieve some of his discomfort by gently rubbing your finger over their gums which might be better then them biting their own fingers.
10. Crying for No Apparent Reason
Some babies tend to suffer a great deal of discomfort during teething as their gums become inflamed. If your baby is constantly crying or whining then the chances are that they may be teething.
You’re ready to spot the signs of a teething baby! Some teeth can come through as early as 3 months or as late as 14 months.
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