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Infants discover the world largely by their mouth. They put virtually everything in mouth, and whatever they can't fit there, they suck or lick. Fists are convenient. They are always close, they are large enough to fill the entire mouth, they are warm... And it's funny that when she puts them in her mouth, she feels something else, a tickling of sorts, on a ...


I took these signs from my favourite and well trusted source: Biting: Biting acts as counter pressure to relieve discomfort caused by pressure from poking in teeth via under the gums. Teething makes the baby gum whatever he or she sees or finds, right from fingers to teething rings and to your nipples that can get sore if you are ...


You're in a very difficult situation. My suggestion is to move his bedtime up to 5:30 pm so that he gets adequate sleep before getting up with his mom. Of course that leaves you in a tough predicament. Ideally, your sleep schedule changes as well, or you may be forced to break up your sleep pattern.


It's hard to say that's it's only teething pain, as that's an evaluation your physician would have to make. However, it is definitely possible that this is just the reaction to teething pain. An 18-month-old doesn't have much exposure to pain in general, and when they're cutting teeth the pain can be both intense or enduring. It can interrupt their normal ...

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