This Works for Me: Teething

-Baltic amber necklaces (you can get them made with a magnetic clasp so they aren’t going to strangle the baby). the amber has succinic acid in it, which is a natural pain reliever. the heat of your skin warms the amber and releases the succinic acid, which absorbs through your skin. it works REALLY well – my kids each had one when they were babies, and I wear one daily to help with chronic neck pain. these necklaces are NOT for chewing on – they shouldn’t be long enough that baby can put the beads in their mouths. there are multiple safety precautions as well. (Evelyn Langdon)

-wet washcloth to chew on

– counter-pressure – use your finger, a finger brush, or a toothbrush to apply firm, gentle pressure to baby’s gums. they’ll fuss for a second or 2, but then they generally settle down because it feels so good. (Evelyn Langdon)
– gentle naturals teething drops. they were NOT recalled when the teething tablets were recalled. they have chamomile and a couple other things in them that can really help a teething child settle down and relieve their pain. (Evelyn Langdon)

-Hylands teething tablets is what we used when he was younger.  They work great too! (Vanessa Kerns)

If you have any tricks or tips that worked for you, please share!  Thanks

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