Monday, January 17, 2011

Poor, poor baby



My poor baby is teething hard! He has always been a hard teether, but I saw marked improvement when he began to wear his amber teething necklace. Today, however, it just isn't doing the trick. He's cutting 2 eye teeth plus a molar or two and he's feverish, drooly and unhappy. Katie made him an allspice necklace this afternoon, he's chewed on a frozen carrot and had herbal tea. All with little effect. Does anybody have an other suggestions? I'm out of clove oil, have no rum in the house or real vanilla......

7 comments:

  1. Poor little guy! He looks miserable! Our Elsa has had quite a few days of BAD teething too (and no teeth to show, yet!). Unfortunately, I doubt I can help you, but we use Boiron homeopathic teething medicine, but what I've found to work the best is Standard Process's Parotid PMG--I give her 1/4 tab at a time. She really likes it and better yet, it WORKS!! My nutritionist recommended the Parotid and also Chamomile tea applied topically.

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  2. My mom always rubbed whiskey and honey on our gums.
    Ok - this was the 1960's - things were quite a bit different!
    But, she swears it worked!

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  3. My dad rubbed whiskey on my gums in the 80s and I turned out ok :)

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  4. I would rub alcohol on his gums, that's what Mr. G's father did for them, but I have no alcohol in the house! And only beer is sold locally. :-/

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  5. have you tried giving him an ice-filled cloth bag? like a washcloth with ice in it, secured well with a rubberband?
    Hubby always says the teething is worse when they don't have enough Calcium...and by the way Rachel B. gave some great advice...Standard Process vitamins are wonderful.

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  6. Aw. That's so sad. :( He looks for forlorn. :-/ I hope he gets better soon.

    Love,
    Brooke

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  7. Poor boy!! How miserable he must be. I tried all sorts of stuff with Victoria (because she got all her teeth pretty much in the space of 6 months....once, she got eight teeth in at one time!) and I used regular doses of teething tablets (homeopathic ones) and if the pain seemed really bad, I'd give her infant Motrin. Oh, and lots of frozen eats/teething rings, but you're already doing that. Those were the only things that eased the pain for her.

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