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My baby is 7.5 months now but still showing little white bulges in the gum and no teeth. Is there anything I can do to help?


Posted by Nid, 21st October 2015


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  • My dentist said back in the day people used to cut the gum but this isn’t recommended – they will come when they are ready


  • No. Just give Bub adequate pain relief and something cold to chew on they will break through when they are ready. Most teeth come up and down and just linger round for quite some time before coming through


  • teething rings or teething necklaces as well as anything they can chew on like rusks, carrot sticks etc.


  • Lots or risks, biscuits, veggie sticks, frozen teething rings etc to chew on might help. They’ll come through at their own pace. My son was around 7 1/2 months when his first tooth came through, so yours isn’t particularly lagging


  • no just nature take it’s course. there is nothing that you can do except wait .


  • I didn’t get mine until I was 14 months, they will come when they are ready


  • nope – just let nature take it’s course love you will know all about teething soon enough LOL


  • Sm33 gel is a fantastic pain reliever, as it has an anisthetic in it as well as anti inflammatory and several other things. I don’t know that anything will make them come through, but certainly cool things to chew on will help.


  • Give bub something cool to chew. I used to wet a washer and stick it in the freezer a bit. But other than that there isn’t much you can do, they will cut when they are ready. Lots of cuddles and kisses.


  • gently rub with bonjela or other gum cream for babies ,can be painful teething so massage with good product softens gums


  • I found giving my son teething rusks to chew on helped him, both with symptoms of teething (dribble, pain, etc) and also with breaking the gums to help them come out.


  • Babies teethe when they’re ready. I wouldn’t try to rush it. My boys were both really early teethers. Both had a full set of teeth just after their 1st birthdays. They say the early they teethe the later they walk so you may have an early walker on your hands. If it does look like teeth are ready to come through but not breaking the gums yet then I would suggest any sort of acidy foods. Home made pickled cucumbers in vinegar or fresh pineapple is good too and is a natural pain reliever. You can get a baby mesh bag for around $7 from kmart so bub doesn’t choke :-)


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