I knew he had been teething for awhile now, having every classic teething symptom known to mankind, but to actually see the tooth break the surface caught me off guard.
And despite that happy grin in the photo, He’s been miserable.
The glassy eyes, the snotty nose, and the nonstop bringing of something (everything, anything) up to his mouth to suck on. And oh, all the sleepless nights…
Honestly, I can’t believe it took six full month for him to cut his first tooth. His brother, my two year old actually got his first little chopper at 2 months old (which is entirely too early in my book, silly overachieving baby).
So now, to easy his pain, we’re doing some natural tricks to make him more comfortable. His newest baby obsession is this Nuby Teething Necklace, which I make sure goes everywhere he does.
Six ways to naturally alleviate teething pain:
How about you got any teething tips or tricks to share? Bring them on, I’m all ears!
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- Paul’s First Trip to the Beach
- Creating an Emergency Diaper Kit for the Car