What home remedies soothed your child's teething pain?
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What home remedies provide relief for teething pain?
Teething infants often feel better when gentle pressure is placed on their gums. For
this reason, many doctors recommend gently rubbing the gums with a clean finger
or having the child bite down on a clean washcloth. If the pain seems to be
causing feeding problems, sometimes a different shaped nipple or use of a cup
may reduce discomfort and improve feeding. Cold objects many help reduce
inflammation as well. Veteran parents have discovered the usefulness of frozen
washcloths and ice cubes for this purpose. Be careful to avoid having prolonged
contact of very cold objects on the gums. Never put anything in a child's
mouth that might make the child choke.