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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: tinta | 2007/05/26

Q.

teething

hi there

just wanted to find out when babies start teehting.
my son is 3 months old and he tends to bite when sucking.
also when is the right time to start using teething powder.

happy africa freedom day

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Babies usually start teething around 4 or 5 months and the first teeth appear at around 6 months. I think that your baby is still a bit young to be teething. Only use the powders if your baby is unhappy and in some discomfort when teething starts.

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