Babies often chew on their fingers or other objects, as this pressure seems to relieve the discomfit.
A clean cold teething ring may provide some relief. Rusks or crusts of bread may help ease this discomfit.
Rubbing your child’s gums with your clean finger can help ease the pain.
Teething problems should be temporary, if pain persists, seek medical advice.
Child’s paracetamol may be given for temporary relief.
Teething powders or gels quantity should be limited and are not recommended for infants less than 4 months of age.
Providing lots of cuddles and being understanding & sympathetic may also help to comfort during stressful teething and can calm frazzled mums and dads.