Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Refilwe Koane | 2010/09/29

Q.

16 months old not teething

My 16 months old baby has not started teething and i am worried. what can i give her to help her. is it food that we feed her? please help.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not due to your baby's diet. Some baby's are just very slow about their teething. In some babies the first teeth only come through at about 18 months. Write again if your baby still does not have any teeth at 18 months and also if she does not show any signs of teething at all.

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