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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2010

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    first time mom here...My DD is teething. She is pursing her lips and whining all day if she is not trying to swallow her hand of feast on my chin.
    She was already a bad sleeper now it's worst. I have been giving her tylenol for babies but it doesn't seem to help one bit. Doe anyone else have suggestions?
    first time mama to a gassy but adorable baby named Makayla- Wouldn't give up breasfeeding for anything in the world.

    We co-sleep, we love and [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006

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    Cold teething rings, momsicles (expressed breastmilk ice cube in a mesh feeder), Tylenol, patience, more patience, time...

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2010

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    I haven't tried it yet, but someone shared this: tie some knots in a washcloth, wet it and put the washcloth in the freezer. The baby can then chew on the washcloth and knots for comfort and some pain relief. Be sure to put the washcloths in a plastic baggie so they don't stick to the inside of the freezer. I just put a few in the freezer today and hoping they work since the teething process has just started at our house, too. Good luck!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Keepin' it weird

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    We're going through teething too, and momsicles are a huge hit. So are frozen damp washclothes, but the momsicles are now a favorite. DS finishes one and holds out the feeder for more!
    Breastfeeding, babywearing, sci-fi loving, total geek of a mom!

    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. — Dr. Seuss

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