Currently there is a huge variety of special rings teethers. Before giving a toy to the baby, hold her for some time in the fridge. Cold is able to reduce swelling and inflammation.
Give the child to drink some chilled water and a cool smoothie, or yogurt. Massage gently the gums with your finger or purchased silicone toothbrush.
Use analgesic gel ("After", "Kalgel", "Kamistad", "Mundial", "Holisal"). Use this drug for a particular mode: hurts – smear, it doesn't hurt – you can't miss. But don't get carried away, more than 3-4 times a day and more than 3 consecutive days is better do not use. In addition, if the child is breastfed, try not to use pain-relieving gels, as it can get on the tongue, and the baby will be hard to suck.
If the child during the period of teething the temperature rises, you can give him an antipyretic drug ("Nurofen", "Panadol"). But first consult the child's doctor, because these medications can have a negative impact on the gastric mucosa.
Chamomile tea is the most secure, but no less effective means to ease the pain of baby teething. To do this, 1 teaspoon of chamomile flowers pour 1 Cup boiling water. Allow to steep for 30-40 minutes. This broth lubricate the baby's gums. Chamomile, in addition to anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, has a calming effect.
As you can see, there are several ways to ease the discomfort of teething. What way to choose – you decide. But the main thing sedative for a child is your love and affection. Often keep it on hand, pay more attention, try to distract and soothe.