Fever and teething

The sooner you figure out that a child’s fever, irritability, and drool is a sign of teething, the sooner you can do something to help them manage their pain.

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Teething and eating

Teething kids may not like to eat, but small sips of water helps keep them hydrated.

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Signs of teething

Watch for telltale signs of teething such as bright red cheeks, low fever, unusual irritability, and changes in nursing, feeding or sleeping patterns.

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When baby is cutting molars

If your baby is cutting molars, the best thing you can do to help relieve the pain is to give her something to chew on. Offer your child a teething ring, a bagel, zwieback, a frozen banana, or something else that she likes to chew.

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Drooling and teething

Excessive drooling is part of the teething process. To prevent skin irritation, keep a clean cloth handy to dry your baby’s chin.

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Teeting and tummy problems

Many babies and toddlers get diarrhea or an upset stomach while they are teething.  Many also refuse to eat solid foods while teeth are erupting.

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Teething chart

Child going through the teething process?
Check out this teething chart.

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No shots for kids

There are old wives tales about giving babies a shot of brandy to help them through teething, but this is dangerous, and poisonous to them.

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When to first go to the dentist

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends you bring your child in within six months of the appearance of his first tooth. (Teeth generally start appearing between six and 12 months of age.)

The dentist can check your child’s teeth and jaw structure and show you how to brush properly.

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Classic signs of teething

Classic signs and symptoms of teething often include drooling, crankiness, swollen gums, and chewing on solid objects.

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