Health Tip: Signs That Baby is Teething

-- Babies generally begin cutting their first teeth between the ages of 4 months and 7 months.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these signs that may indicate your baby is teething:

  • Crying, fussiness or irritability.
  • A low-grade fever (not higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Drooling a lot.
  • Wanting to bite down hard and chew on objects.
  • Swelling and tenderness of the gums.

Posted: April 2010


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