Somehow, having a baby seems to grant everyone around you a green card in telling you what you should and shouldn’t do with your child.
Although a milestone, teething can cause discomfort for baby which can be stressful for parents, with a study by Nelsons® even revealing that over a third (39%) of parents state that it’s the most distressing ailment for parents!
During the first year of life, your baby will grow and develop at an amazing speed. Not only are they physically growing but they’re also constantly learning and will go through several major milestones in the first year of their life.
No matter how you look at it, teething is a very important period for a baby. For some, it’s fraught with pain and screaming fits, but for others, it’s both pain-free and gentle. Either way, they’re taking the first steps towards becoming fully grown and solid food eating humans! But there’s a lot that people don’t know about teething and that’s why we’ve put together a list of five interesting points about it.
There are a number of foods you can give to your baby to help soothe teething pains, and which also double up as tasty treats for all the family. Try out some of our favourite recipes below, and let us know how they helped!
As parents, the subject of sleep and babies is a wondrous, often baffling one. “How can a baby consistently wake up at the most perplexing times?” It’s something we can spend hours over-analysing. “Teething?” Potentially. “Developmental milestones?” Could be. “Body temperature?” Anything’s possible...