How to Soothe a Teething Baby?
Teething is a troubling time for a baby and we try to do everything possible to make it easier for them.
Here are a few ideas on how you can make it easier for them:
Cold cloth to help the gums
Make a small cloth damp and put it into the fridge to cool for a while. The cool cloth with ease the pain in the gums and give something for your baby to chew on. Beware to not leave them unsupervised with the cloth and it could be a choking hazard.
Give them chilled fruit
Like with the cold cloth the chilled fruit will ease the gums and also provide as a health snack for your baby,
Massage the gums with teething gels or liquids
You can use teething gels and liquids on the gum and massage them in with clean fingers. This can temporarily numb the gums and give your baby some much needed relief.
A popular choice are teething toys, either the wooden or silicone type. There are a variety of different shape teething aids. teething rings and teething bibs on the market that you could give to your baby.
Plenty of cuddle time
Sometimes the thing they want the most is a cuddle. What better way to give them relief than with a cuddle whenever you can.
That’s just some of the ways you can help soothe a teething baby. If you have some of your own ideas then feel free to leave a comment below.