Teething – how to help your toddler through it
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A toddler who is teething can be miserable. Here are a few suggestions to help your toddler get through this time.
 
Many children get through teething with only minor discomfort. Many have extreme discomfort along with a host of other symptoms. Your child is teething if you notice incessant drooling, fussiness, swollen sensitive gums, biting, sleep disturbances, and they refuse to eat.
 
To ease the pain and discomfort of teething, provide your child with things he can chew on such as frozen teething toys, hard baby toast, or a cold washcloth. Make sure that whatever you give them is not small enough to be a choking hazard.
 
If your child needs additional help, you can administer a children’s pain reliever that contains paracetamol such as Calpol. 
 
Lastly, when your child is teething and drools a lot, the drool may cause a rash on their face that can be painful. Make sure that you use a very soft cotton cloth to blot away the drool.
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CALPOL® Infant Suspension for infants 2 months + (weighing over 4kg & not premature). Contains paracetamol. For pain and fever. Always read the label.

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