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06/04/2013 at 20:08
I'm starting to think that B must be teething because he's had his hands on his mouth all the time the last week, today it was all day long, I gave him some calpol and within half an hour it had stopped. He's 8 weeks corrected so can't hold a teething ring, is there anything I can give him?
06/04/2013 at 20:41
Teething powder- Nelsons or boots own (they are exactly the same) they are completely homeopathic and work wonders for J. Once I could see his teeth Anbasol rubbed on the gum also helped. A lot of people rave about Ashton and Parsons but I can't find it for love nor money!
06/04/2013 at 20:43
Same as la, teething powder and baby Anbesol (behind the counter) although E fights tooth and nail when I try to administer Anbesol. Can't say I blame her it tastes VILE x
06/04/2013 at 20:45
My local co op pharmacy sells ashton and parsons powder so worth checking if you have one near by. Anbesol is fab, and you can get one from birth I think(?) You can give calpol and neurofen alternating I believe too.
06/04/2013 at 20:55
Thankyou all, I'll pop out to boots in the morning and see what I can get for him
06/04/2013 at 21:23
Today I've spent quite a while sitting holding Es teething ring to her mouth. It's a freezer one which she seems to love as she is so hot. Other wise I've lay her down and put the Sophie the giraffe teether on top of her. I've got some gel but can't yet see a tooth. I'm definitely going to try the powder tomorrow. After two days and nights of lots of screams I'm struggling, especially with H being away.
06/04/2013 at 21:29
I'm going to get a Sophie the giraffe tomorrow, I've got a teething ring somewhere, just need to sterilise it, b has been sleeping ok but wakes himself up chewing his hands
06/04/2013 at 21:33
I've always sworn by amber teething necklaces and anklets, but they're now been recalled due to some safety issues (I know loads of people who've used them with no problems) so glad I got S an anklet before she was born. If you can't get A&P powders, I found Boots own camomile ones to be good for C. I've every teething ring you can imagine, as my eldest wouldn't use one unless I held it in for her (she's still as lazy now!).
06/04/2013 at 22:26
We use a combination of calpol and/or Nelsons powder, bonjela, anbesol. I try to keep the calpol for night time and use the others alternatively during the day.
F started teething at around 3 months but his first tooth didn't make an appearance until 7 months.
06/04/2013 at 22:28
Weather g - did f chew his hands for all of that time?
06/04/2013 at 22:32
He did chew his hands but I wouldn't have said it was constant. Maybe in the early days of teething he did it more but now (14 months) he grinds his teeth and chews his gums as well as occasionally sticking his hands in.
06/04/2013 at 23:33
teething really does sound awful for them
07/04/2013 at 07:00
I think you're right Bailey. It's so difficult when they can't tell you what the problem is.
07/04/2013 at 07:02
Gosh poor babies. I know realistically she won't remember, I can't remember after all, but how horrible for them.
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