Category Archives: Teething

Tip #43 – Teething

Having teething dramas? Try rubbing your baby’s gums with a clean finger using firm pressure for one minute. This can release some of the built up pressure in their gums, which is the main reason they do not want to … Continue reading

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Tip #42 – Tooth Brushing Song

Find a song to sing that lasts for two minutes, and encourage your child to sing for that length of time while they brush. Try googling “toothbrushing songs” to get some ideas.

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Tip #41 – Finger Brushing Teeth

If you don’t want the tantrums when it comes to brushing your toddler’s teeth, try brushing when they don’t have any. Start a routine for the morning and at bedtime, whereby you use your finger (wash it first) and a … Continue reading

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Tip #37 – Bonjela

You may have heard of the British authority warning on using Bonjela (a popular teething gel). If you haven’t here is the warning and some different advice here: http://www.minti.com/parenting-advice/12418/Bonjela-is-Dangerous-/ Baby SOS has a great teething section which goes into detail … Continue reading

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