Basic Symptoms of Baby Teething

Teething stage usually happens between the ages of 3 and 12 months. This will cause so much discomfort to your baby especially during the tooth eruption. However, teething symptoms can be difficult to spot at times and it takes months sometimes to recognize. Few common symptoms are fussiness and irritability.

For this reason, parents must know and be more mindful when it comes to baby teething. Your child will experience lesser pain and discomfort when parents are educated about handling the teething process. For example is learning that teething symptoms can in two or three months before the actual appearance of the tooth.

Alongside this symptom are the tidbits below.

Drooling is one of the symptoms of teething. Babies have always been known to drool, but they drool even more when teething begins. The infant will start soaking clothes during teething, and it’s better to put on a bib and make it a little bit dry. Consider wiping the baby’s chin to avoid potential chapping.

Teething rash is considered a result of drooling. This usually happens when the parent fails to properly wipe the drool, which results in mild rashes, and redness around the baby’s chin, chest and mouth. Parents can try and create a moisture barrier or moisturize with unscented skin cream that is gentle for baby’s skin.

Coughing and/or gag reflex is the production of too much saliva. This can cause your baby to cough and vomit. Although this one here can be less of your concern, make sure that the baby shows no sign of flu or allergies, as seen in

Biting is your baby’s way of relieving the pressure from a tooth that’s about to come out. Babies can be overwhelmed at times especially when they start to feel the teeth on the gums. If you see your baby stuff their hands on their mouth, they probably are undergoing the teething process.

Crying is where the baby feels pain and discomfort. Teething causes inflammation and inflammation can cause tender gums often times.

Teeth fever is kind of normal during teething process. The baby will experience a slightly higher body temperature. However, be cautious if the fever has gone up to or over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. This might be a sign of an infection or illness that may require medication.

Teething symptom is a case to case basis, however. It is best you visit a doctor or pediatrician to learn more.