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A WonderBaba Guide to Teething!

Teething… some babies breeze through it barely noticing the arrival of their new teeth…some babies…well they feel every part of every tooth! In my experience if your baby feels it then you pretty much do too 🙂 On average teething begins at six months of age.  This can vary greatly as some babies are even born with teeth whereas some take over a year to cut their first one.  The good news is that most babies will have a full set of milk teeth by the age of two and a half so whilst it may feel like it will go on forever I can promise it won’t!  Teething early or even being born with teeth is not a problem really other than for two reasons. Continue reading


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Oral Hygiene for Babies and Children!

A regular dental cleaning ritual is an important aspect of your child’s hygiene routine.  You can actually begin with an oral hygiene routine before your baby’s first tooth has even appeared! The easiest way to do this is to use a damp clean facecloth and just wipe it gently over your baby’s gums.  This gets your little one used to the process and can also make it easier for you to identify when teeth are cutting through! You don’t need to use any toothpaste until the teeth actually appear so just warm water will do. Continue reading