Is Your Baby Teething? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Toddler playing with toys

How To Get A Teething Baby To Sleep

An African American baby sleepingWhen babies are teething, they experience sleep problems due to discomfort and pain. However, you can help your child sleep more soundly by helping them ease the pain and discomfort.

Give your child toys to chew on during the day and soothe the pain so that it isn’t too much by bed time. Ensure that you stick to your sleep routine so that your child can feel more relaxed.

Feed your child soft foods that won’t hurt their teeth. If the pain seems too much, you can give the painkillers in the recommended dosage.

How To Care For Your Baby’s Teeth

The best toddler toothbrushesYou should take care of your baby’s teeth as soon as they begin to emerge. Wipe the teeth and gums with a clean wet cloth.

If the teeth can be brushed, use a very tiny amount of toothpaste to brush them with a toothbrush. Dental hygiene is very important even at this early stage.

When Does Teething End For Toddlers?

A mother and daughter playing after she's finished teethingThe last teeth baby teeth to grow are usually the first set of molars. They typically appear when the child is 2-3 years old.

They are more painful since they’re bigger in size and blunter. However, not all children experience pain and you might not even realize that their molars are growing children normally have a complete set of 20 baby teeth.

These teeth should stay firm until around the age of six where they pave way for permanent teeth to grow.

Is Your Baby Teething? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

It can be a very confusing time when your child is teething. With all this information, parents will find it easier to know what to do when their babies are teething. Feel free to write any questions or comments in the comment section below.

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