Toddlers experience teething symptoms pain by the end of the first year. The arrival of molars from 13th to 19th month and 24th to 33rd month is the nightmare. Molars are twice as difficult and the pain is almost unbearable. Here are some advices on how to deal with the pain and offer relief for the poor baby.
Irritations and constant gnawing
If the baby has sensitive skin she might get irritation on her cheeks or chin because of the increased amount of drool output. So, how can we help during teething? You need to have a soft cloth near you and make sure her crib sheet is absorbent. To calm down the irritated skin you need a mild, no fragrance ointment.
We have all noticed the constant gnawing on anything. It is because the baby can’t stand the pressure from the teeth pushing up. What can we do to help the baby? Don’t use the old methods, like chilled carrot or teething biscuits. The carrot can break and choke the baby and the biscuit has too high carb content and cause tooth decay. Instead, give the baby a cup of cold water or rub her gums with your clean finger. If eruptions of the tooth provoke hematomas, don’t panic, it is normal. If the affected area feels more squishy than usual, it means that there is a cyst. Visit the child’s pediatrician or dentist.
Can teething symptoms cause a pain?
Pain in the ears and cheeks is manifested with ear pulling and cheek rubbing. The pain is caused by the pain in the nerve going through the gums and to the ears. If cold water, teething rings, and chewing toys don’t help, use children’s acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Avoid medications that are to be rubbed on the affected area, because the saliva will wash them away and make the baby’s mouth numb.With all the pain in the baby’s mouth, the baby refuses to eat and loses the appetite for a few days. give the child some soft, cold food to provide relief. You could try mashed mangoes, frozen bananas, cold milkshakes.
I can’t get no sleep! Waking up in the middle of the night because of the excruciating pain and keeping the baby awake is not good at all. What can we do to help? Massages and soothing help can help. If not, try giving the baby acetaminophen or ibuprofen.How to get rid of the crankiness? Do a lot of fun activities, have a lot of patience and a ton of TLC.Don’t worry parent, it shall all pass. Just be patient and help the baby.
What shouldn’t you try during teething symptoms?
Hard sustenances like zwieback wafers, toasted or solidified bagels, carrots and solidified bananas. They may speak to a child’s exceptional inclination to bite, yet when chewed on sufficiently long they can fall apart in gag dangerous lumps. Rubbing a little schnapps on swollen gums. Indeed, even modest measures of liquor can be harmful to a child.