Most parents ask about how to calm their baby when teething. Teething may cause sleepless nights and tears, but don’t’ worry it will pass. Babies generally get their first tooth between 4-6 months of age, but it can be a year for some children.
You can sooth teething pain with the following:
- Soothing teething toy, preferably a cold one
- Wet a wash cloth and place in freezer and let baby chew on it
- ** Avoid topical medications
- Check with your pediatrician to see if its ok to give a mild pain reliever on occasion