When the baby starts teething the experience is different some have no symptoms, and others suffer the teething problem. For the first-time mom or even old mom, it is hard to tell if your baby is teething because the problem starts before you even see the tooth poke out on the baby’s gum. But it is essential to identify the teething symptom so that you will know the remedies and soothing to offer. How do you recognize baby teething symptoms?
Here are baby teething symptoms and signs
- Too much Drooling
Although drooling happens to the newborn because they are do not know how to swallow the saliva, but after few weeks it stops. The drooling can start again during the teething period. During the teething period, the baby’s body produces extra saliva to lubricate the sore gums.
- Chewing, biting and sucking on every object they come across
When the teething time comes, your baby will turn to bite any object they come across may it be a spoon, toys, or any plastic. At this time you can introduce teething toys that are easy to clean and maintain rather than picking anything on the ground.
- Fussier and crying
The teething symptom makes the baby has a bad temper. It happens mostly at night, or when asleep, the baby feels the teething pain more during quiet time because there are fewer disturbances.
- Changes in sleeping pattern
Teething will usually cause your baby to sleep less. The pain and disturbances will even because you have no sleep.
If your baby is drooling the constant saliva may cause rashes on the baby cheek or skin. That is why it is advisable you clean the drool away from the baby’s skin.
When the baby is in pain, the body temperature may rise. You can check it using the thermometer to confirm the temperature
- Less appetite
Teething mostly affects the baby’s sore spot this generally causes them to have less appetite or not eat at all.
- Rubbing the eyes, ears, and cheeks
When the baby has discomfort or pain, they try to find ways to ease the pain. During the teething process, they try to offer self-massage which involves rubbing eyes, ears, and cheeks.
- Sore Gums
- Tooth start showing below the gum
If you notice the above signs and symptom signs that your baby is not sick but going through the teething development stage.
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