How to Tell If a Baby is Teething

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There are lots of problem during the first in year of a baby’s life. The major one is teething. Teething starts even before you realize that your baby’s smile sticks teeth out of his gums.

Most parents can notice the indications of teething the first 3 months. Teeth breaking takes place through the gum at the age of 4 to 7 months. Most babies have all 20 milk teeth when they are three years old.

Note that some babies do not show signs of teething. Below are the common signs on how to tell if baby is teething!

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Examine your baby’s mouth area

On suspecting that the baby is teething, You need to look around the child mouth. You can look at the skin around your mouth and compare with your child’s mouth. Make sure your hands are clean before examining your baby’s mouth to keep the bacteria away that might cause an infection. Supposing you notice your baby’s mouth is particularly wet. This will basically indicate that the child is teething or not for long.
Watch for a rash on the face or a reddish skin if you happen to check for drooling. If you notice a rash sign that signals that the baby is teething.Also it might not be very dark, if your baby’s skin is redder or redder than normal, it would be a rash.

Feel the temperature

If your baby’s skin or cheek is redder or feels warm, it may have a slightly elevated temperature due to teething process. You should be aware that teething only causes slight increase in temperature.

Observe the changes in the food pattern

Since teething can make your baby uncomfortable in the mouth, it can affect their eating patterns and habits. Closely monitor how much and whether your baby eats, which may be a sign that may indicate the breaking of a tooth or a teething.

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Watch out for the baby’s sleep

Since the eruption of teeth usually happens at night, teething can disrupt your baby’s sleep. Watch for changes in your baby’s evening habits. As wakefulness or interruptions in sleep. The same can also apply to sleep during the day. If your baby shows such kind of symptoms together with other symptoms of teething, it may soon get teeth. Remember that disturbed sleep can increase your baby’s irritability.
After looking thoroughly on the above signs one should know how to tell if baby is teething.