Stage by stage development of the baby is so highly anticipated. When the baby is born until the baby is growing up parents will be pleased with all the growth and development. One was when the baby starts teething.
Teething is a term for the symptoms that accompany the growth of the baby’s first teeth. When was the first time the teeth will begin to emerge from your baby’s gums? In general, the first baby teeth coming out when the baby was about 6 months, but sometimes may appear from the age of 3 months or until the end of the age of 14 months, all depending on genetic factors from parents, or if your baby is premature (which teeth tend to grow more slowly than those born on time). What will your baby when teethings naturally also vary widely? Some babies have symptoms such as excessive salivation or easily offended, a few weeks before the tooth actually appears, while the other babies who showed no signs at all.
Growth stage of Baby Teeth:
Normally, baby teeth grow in pairs. First, on the baby grows two lower teeth in the middle. A month later, grew two teeth on it. However, it is not rare to see a baby with first tooth at four under, with no upper teeth, or vice versa.
Stages of growth of the baby teeth are common:
6 months: lower incisors in the middle
8 months: upper incisors in the middle
10 months: the other incisors in the lower and upper
14 months: first molars
18 months: a canine
24 months: second molars
Signs of baby teeth will come out.
Given that this process is different for every baby, some common symptoms are:
– Gnawing / chewing on something.
Chewing instinct is probably a response to the strange sensation that is felt by the baby, to something that is going on in his gums.
– Swelling of the gums, before the teeth come out, the possibility of swollen and red on the baby’s gums. Sometimes you can see the faint bulge in the teeth in the gums.
– Salivate excessively, increase in saliva can be a sign the baby will grow new teeth, but also a normal developmental stage in the baby. So do not automatically assume that the excess saliva mean the baby will grow teeth.
– Fussy, especially at night. When the tooth moves through the bone and gums, sensation tends to appear gradually. These activities are more prevalent at night than during the day, so your baby may be more sensitive at that time.
– Pull the ear. This can be a sign of ear infection, but also can be symptoms of teething babies. The pain of the jaw is also transferred into the ear canal.
– Changes in eating habits. Babies who eat solid foods may want to nurse or bottle-feed more because a spoon irritates their inflamed gums. People who are adults may be doing different thing, they will eat more than usual because it will feel better either. And infants who are still drinking from a bottle or breast may begin feeding eagerly but pull back because of the activity of sucking puts uncomfortable pressure on the gums and ear canal.
Best Ways to Reduce Pain
There are several ways to help your child cope with pain caused by the teething.
– Cloth wet and cold. Compress your baby’s gums with a cloth. You can also include soft toys are usually bitten by a baby in the fridge.
– Massage. If baby teeth are still deep in the gums to swell and have not, try to massage the gums with movement / light pressure with your fingers clean (or coated with a clean cloth).
– Diversion. Pain from teething often causes the baby to feel uncomfortable. You can soothe your baby to take his mind off the pain. Give and offer him new toys. Do not underestimate the power of healing through touch: a hug and rubbed baby can divert your mind from the pain in his mouth.
As a parent of course you’ll always pay attention to how your child’s growth. Development of the child had just started when he was born until the maturity stage. Since the birth of your child is required to always pay attention to everything related to growth, including health. One sign of growth and development of your baby is when your child starts to have teeth. Baby’s first teeth are called milk teeth. The following is some info on baby teeth can increase your knowledge of the baby.
At the age of six months your baby will begin to experience teething, but there is also a new experience teething at the age of one year. If you have a teething baby when he was already stepping on a year you should consult a physician. Baby’s first tooth usually appears at the center of the lower jaw. Once it starts to grow teeth, at least once a month the baby will have a new tooth. Your child’s teeth will begin to complete when she was about 3 years.
Teething is the current state of the baby teeth begins to break through the gum and appear. Milk tooth surface driven by the growing roots of the teeth and gums through, usually at a time like that baby will be fussy and irritable, even up to a low fever and will spend a lot of saliva. If your baby likes to bite things around him and began to experience swelling of the gums means your baby’s teeth will begin to grow.
Once the baby teeth begin to grow as a parent you should take good care. You can care for your baby’s teeth with his mouth at least twice a day and before your baby will sleep. Use toothpaste that contains no sugar and use a small toothbrush that has soft bristles. It can simultaneously teach children how to care for your teeth and mouth itself through direct practice.
Your baby’s teeth and gums should you care early so that one day your child does not have the problem of tooth decay when your adult child. Milk dentition will affect the growth of children’s teeth in the future, besides healthy baby teeth are also often useful to aid your baby to chew and speak.
If your child does not have teeth does not mean that you as parents do not have to pay attention to oral hygiene and care of your baby, because baby’s oral health is essential to the lives of children in the future. After your baby is born you have to take care of your baby’s mouth to clean it at least twice a day with a clean cloth or gauze. Dampen the cloth and rub gently and softly to your baby’s mouth. Thus the growth of dental and oral health of your child will be assured because of parental care is good and right.
Care is good and right and can teach your child to be able to live healthily. Caring for body parts of children and child health will help children to get used to care for him properly. As a good parent, you naturally want the best for your child. All of that should be started early, even from your newborn child.