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I’m only giving it to her about once a day when the pain is bad. She’s too young to hold a teething ring properly. Is it normal to have to use panadol or nurofen for kids?

Posted anonymously, 6th January 2014

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  • I used Bonjela on my son’s gums. He adapted to it really well.

  • I used Brauer teething drops. It’s like a homeopathic alternative.

  • I used both at that age, but you could also use the teething gel. I would put this on just before a sleep, or when they were really grumpy.

  • I’m going to get shot too. I remember as a child my Mother rubbing my gums with Brandy. Nurofen I think is unsuitable for children , I like the cream for pain relief but find taken internally upsets my stomach. Best to check with GP or Nursing Sister.

  • Weleda teething powder or bongela

  • Has any of these suggestions helped?

  • Get an amber teething necklace or bracelet

  • I will have to try some of these, my 4 month old is going through it too. don’t you wish you could just kiss the problems away for them?

  • I used Panadol and nurafen on all my babies, Panadol only until they are 3 months. I would put a teething ring in the fridge or freezer for a little while and hold it near their mouth to see if they wanted it. Bonjella is good too. The chemist loved me.

  • There is a herbal tonic called Brauer’s, which makes all natural tonics for Teething, stomach upsets, colic, sleep, lots of others. As it is herbal you can use it as often as required. I used it for both my kids, especially the teething formula, and it was excellent! You can only buy it from the pharmacy.

  • One of the previous posts talked about genius amber beads helping. Perhaps you could read through that and see if those suggestion would help? A lot of people felt that they helped their bub during teething.

  • You can get something called a gummee (not sure of spelling) glove. You can put it on your childs hand and has a teether attached so they don’t have to hold it

  • hyland teething tablets. they all natural and they dissolve in the mouth

  • my aunt is a nurse and told me one thing to never ever use on a baby/child is nerofen, it damages the stomach and organs, along with other yet unknown side effects , i use panadol or dymden in extreme cases but mostly we have had an amber necklace on since 2 months old, we use either cold washers/teething rings for teething pain and brauer and weleda teething power , but my absolute favorite most trusted is abc baby homeopathic drops from pure force remedies they are absolutely amazing!

  • Put a washer in the freezer then when cold give to bub. But paracetamol or nurofen if bubs is clearly distressed. You probably take a painkiller When you have an ailment and bubs should be given the same. I use dymadon as it’s paracetamol without the yucky baby panadol taste

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