Teething Treatment

This section discusses the various treatments available for teething. We know teething is a milestone in your baby's development and should be considered a natural phase. It is not something to dread but rather should be seen as a part of growing up. Teething is something we have all gone through although as adults we were too young to remember what it was like. But our parents, no doubt will have a few happy (?) memories of that process.

Range of treatment options for teething

These treatments include the following:

These are all presented in this guide as a series of individual articles. Teething is not a medical condition which requires a cure but there are ways of easing the symptoms which will benefit both you and your baby. Plus it might mean you and your partner getting a good night's sleep!

There are a variety of treatments to choose from and what suits one baby doesn't necessarily work for another. You and your partner will have to try several options before finding a treatment which relieves the pain and discomfort caused by teething. Every baby is different in this aspect. Whatever treatment you decide on, ensure that it is accompanied by lots of cuddles, hugs and reassurance. This is a strange and upsetting time for your little one who does not understand what is happening and so reacts in the way he/she does. Crying, temper tantrums; chewing, tiredness and feeling unwell are all signs of teething but these can be dealt with by the various methods mentioned above.