Home Remedies For Teething: Give Your Loved One that extra care and attention


The emerging of the teeth in infants is called teething. This process is something that cannot be avoided and is very painful. It begins at the age of 8months and is continued till the age of three. Babies become very cranky and irritable during the time of teething. This is a tough time both for the parent and the baby. During the time of teething the baby tends to chew upon things that are hard, this gives them a sense of relief to their swollen gums. Because of this they also tend to catch on infection easily. Infection such as fever, diarrhea. Though it is a fact that teething and fever are not directly related .The cause may be different. There are cases when some child is born with a tooth or start teething within the few weeks. The reasons may be many.

Home Remedies
There are few home remedies that could be followed to pacify your child.
1) Firstly keep your baby neat and clean. When teething the baby drools because of which a lot of saliva comes out. Always wipe off the face with a clean cloth to prevent it from rashes.
2) Chewing is a common action done by every baby. It gives them a sense of satisfaction. So you can give them a wet washcloth, which is frozen for 30 minutes. This can be a good teething aid.
3) Teething Rings are available in the market. Make sure it is big enough so that the baby does not swallow it. Rubbers teethers are good. Do not give the ones that have water as it may break and the water will leak out.
4) The best is you can give your figure to chew. You can gently massage the gums this will give the infant a relax feeling. Make sure you wash your hands clean before you do that.
5) Natural Teething Gels: A few of these gels are available in the market. They have proved to be lifesavers for some parents. They give the infant relief for some time.

It is not yet been proved how and when does the teething pain starts. Firstly the infant at that age is not able to talk. With his or her action the parent can make out that the baby is going through pain. Teeth pain and its remedies are very difficult to evaluate scientifically. The entire study here depends only on observation of the parent and the caretaker. So take the necessary step to reduce the teething pain of your loved one.

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