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How to Help Your Baby Through Teething Nappy Rash

Nappy rash is always a worry, it can crop up for many different reasons and some babies will suffer more than others but we all dread that teething nappy rash, don’t we? Here are my simple tips for helping your baby through this. Continue reading “How to Help Your Baby Through Teething Nappy Rash”

Coping When Your Six Year Old Starts Teething (again!)

Coping When Your Six Year Old Starts Teething (again!)

Whenever we talk about teething it’s usually in relation to baby teething but why do we overlook when our children start to get their big teeth? You may think it was all over once those dreaded molars came through at around 2 1/2 but nope, those big teeth are just laying in wait for their big eruption day! And here we go again. You suddenly have a teething six year old and even though it may not be as traumatic as baby teething, it certainly can mix things up for you all…

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How To Cope When The Molars Cut

With most teething problems, it is all a guessing game. Are they teething? Are they too young? Do they get them this early? Why are they waking? What can I do to ease their pain? And each and every one of us parent does this for around 18 months. Teething can cause so many other issues and even if you’ve done this all before, it still always throws you. But how about the molars? Well, for most parents, the molars are different and this post will cover why and how to cope when they cut. Continue reading “How To Cope When The Molars Cut”

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Why I Think The Canines Are The Worst Teeth To Cut

When we talk about teething (and yes, I do talk about it an awful lot!) we quite often hear how bad certain ones are and people usually go straight to the molars. Yes, I agree that the molars are bad and yep they do seem to rumble for a long time which can cause a lot of upset before they actually rear their ugly heads BUT for me, the canines are the worst teeth to cut and this is why. Continue reading “Why I Think The Canines Are The Worst Teeth To Cut”

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Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?

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This is one of those questions I am asked very often; Does Amber Jewellery actually work for teething? And I can only be honest. For us, yes it has worked but I have heard that for others it hasn’t but I think that is just the way for all teething remedies. Continue reading “Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?”

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What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?

What order do babies teeth come through?

This is probably one of the main questions that parents ask in parenting advice groups, just behind what age do they start teething at? Is my baby teething yet? And what on earth can I give them to help?! Continue reading “What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?”

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Breastfeeding and Teething

Breastfeeding and teething are topics that are covered quite a bit in articles and via parenting sites. We usually talk about the two separately to cover all the issues that can crop up but I think sometimes we overlook the fact that teething can impact breastfeeding.

Just when you think you’ve overcome the latch issues, you’ve got your boobs balanced out perfectly, you’ve learnt how often you need to change your breast pads and you have a good natural rhythm with your little treasure, they begin to sprout those teeth! Continue reading “Breastfeeding and Teething”