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Baby Is Really Fussy When Teething

Author: Kristi P.
Date: 06-13-2012
Views: 4,752
Word Count: 202
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7378-OR

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I am amazed at the effectiveness of relieving the pain of teething for my daughter. I tried Clove oil, but it was not as helpful for her, so I needed something else. Recalling the pain relief I experienced from Melrose on my gums, I decided to try it for Rachel and it worked!

Rachel's only had a few really fussy days teething (she's got 5 teeth in), so I often figure out she's teething by her refusal to nurse and go to sleep, and then check for swollen gums. I dilute the Melrose in coconut oil and apply it to her gums. Admittedly, she doesn't always like it as the taste is quite strong, but it does take away the pain rapidly and there have been times she's seemed to welcome it.

After applying the Melrose/coconut oil, I sometimes put an ice cube in one of her socks, tie the top tight and give it to her to suck on. The cold from the ice cube helps too and soon she's ready to nurse to sleep. She also has a Baltic Amber teething necklace, which does seem to help relieve the pain. However, just the application of the oils alone has worked.

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