While the first tooth is an exciting milestone, soothing an infant during teething can sometimes be a frustrating process. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, offers a few tips to help replace the tears with a toothy grin.
On average, a baby’s first tooth appears between 4 and 7 months of age, replacing that adorable toothless grin with a crying, irritable baby. Although some babies find teething painless, others may become cranky, have sore gums, or even experience disruptions in their usual sleeping and eating patterns. “Teething can cause some mild discomfort in […]
A child’s first teeth are an exciting milestone for parents and baby alike, although some kids will wait longer than others for their pearly whites to pop through.