Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

Posted Sep 4th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

If your baby is in the midst of teething, it may feel like nothing seems to help ease their discomfort. If you’ve tried everything else, here are a few unusual tips that could help get your family through this tough time.


Try a frozen whole wheat bagel or waffle

Cold and chewy, but also tasty, this trick may help keep your child’s mind of his discomfort with something yummy!

Have you heard of vibrating teethers?

The gentle vibrations help sooth those suffering gums. Here’s an option with lots of positive  reviews from Amazon:

» First Year Massaging Teether Pack

Try freezing a bottle nipple.

Put the bottle nipple in the freezer 20 minutes before a feeding to help make the process go more smoothly.

How about a mesh or silicone baby feeder + frozen pureed fruit?

Freeze some pureed fruit in an icecube tray, and pop the cubes into a mesh baby feeder. Tasty and effective!

Here are a couple of good feeder options from Amazon:

» NatureBond Baby Feeder Fruit Pacifier

» Munchkin Feeder 2 Pack

Frozen Go-Gurt

When frozen, these compact yogurt packs make a delicious, creamy treat that also helps soothe sore gums.

If you have questions about managing your child's teething, please get in touch with our Langley children's dentists any time!

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