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04th Jul 2022

Teething: 3 facts every new mother should know before baby’s first tooth

Ann Cronin

Brought to you by Caldebaby

Before baby’s first tooth appears, here’s what you need to know…

Every new mother knows that teething can be a challenging time for you and your little one.

Every baby’s teething experience will be different, which can make it tricky to know how you should approach the situation. Some babies might not feel any discomfort at all, while, for other kids, it can be a difficult period.

With that in mind, we’ve put together some need-to-know teething facts for new mothers. From what’s considered a ‘normal’ time for baby’s teeth to start coming through to ways you can ease your little one’s discomfort, here are our top tips…

1. There’s no ‘normal’ time for a baby to start teething

It’s important to remember that no two babies are the same and every infant can start teething at a different time.

While the majority of babies start teething at around 6 months, some can start a few months earlier than that or may even have some teeth when they’re born. Other infants can be more than a year old before their first teeth start to appear, so there’s really no need to worry if teething takes longer than you expected it to.

2. There are some products that can help ease your baby’s discomfort

If you’re baby is experiencing some discomfort while teething, having products like teething gel at your disposal can really help soothe some of their symptoms. That’s why Caldebaby have recently launched a new formulation teething gel, designed to ease your baby’s discomfort while they’re teething.

Caldebaby Teething Gel cools and soothes baby’s gums and mouth and helps ease any soreness or discomfort they’re experiencing while their baby teeth are coming through. Best applied after meal times and before sleeping, the gel is sugar-free, alcohol-free and comes in a sweet honey flavouring, making the experience as pleasant as possible for your little one.

3. There are some tell-tale signs that your child might be teething

Unfortunately, there are some uncomfortable symptoms that can come with teething, but it’s important to remember that these are all a normal part of the process.

Sore and red gums, a very mild temperature, flushed cheeks or a rash on the face can all be signs of teething. You might notice your child is chewing on items or dribbling more during this time, and it’s also common for your baby to be a bit upset or have difficulty sleeping.

Find out more about Caldebaby Teething Gel HERE

Brought to you by Caldebaby