From all the gummy smiles to getting ready to chomp anything in sight.
I vividly remember the moment my babies started teething. First came the drooling (so much drool!), then came the hand chewing, the toy chewing, chewing anything near and available to them. Then came the crankiness until pop, a tiny tooth came out, and we were back to normal in a couple of days. Every single time I've desperately shopped online looking for something—anything, really—that will help them and myself get through this.
After years of research and experimenting, these are the products I highly recommend for when your baby is going from all the gummy smiles to getting ready to chomp anything in sight.
This teether will keep your baby entertained for hours. It's non-toxic, anti-microbial and the beads make it super easy for tiny hands to grab. Plus, the rainbow is the perfect shape for them to chew on. It comes in a bunch of different shapes to choose from.
Coming as a set of six (which is great if you are looking to have a variety of shapes and colors in different places) you can attach to the stroller, car seat, swing, you name it. My toddler still loves to pretend that the dolphin and turtle are swimming together through the house so once your babies are done teething, they can easily transition to bath toys.
My babies love these Montessori teethers. The crinkly linen keeps them engaged while the wooden circle allows them to easily grab the toy and chew on it with their gums.
An all-purpose balm for all the things, including rosy cheeks from extra drool caused by teething. It's super easy to apply and can be used year long, especially during cold months when drool and wind can cause delicate skin to get a bit more irritated. The product is gluten-free, cruelty-free and certified vegan.
The two-in-one bib by BooginHead is amazing. The cloth part catches all the drool while the silicon part allows babies to grab onto it or chew to soothe their gums with the little indents it has. Bonus points for being super stylish and easy to wash.
Teething babies love to have their hands in their mouths. I, however, hate the smell of dried up saliva on them (can anyone relate?). These mittens solve that problem. Babies can chew on the mittens while keeping their hands clean and dry. Ideal for babies who cannot hold teethers yet.
I'll admit I've worn these necklaces when I don't have a teething baby (or even a baby) around because that's how stylish they are. Now that I have two teething babies (yay, twins!), you can find me wearing one all day long. Designed to be easy for babies to manipulate, they also feature a patented clasp that releases if they tug too hard. There are different sized beads to keep baby engaged, and are all made of non-toxic silicone.
This mushroom is all the rage in my Facebook mom groups right now. So much so that some orders have been delayed because of high demand. The reviews speak for themselves though, babies love it! It's easy to grab and easy to chew on, plus the bright color keeps them engaged.
Made for stylish babies, these bibs will not only catch all of your baby's drool, it will also level up any outfit they are on. The pack comes with two coordinating bandana bibs so you can also match all of your kids. There are many different colors and patterns for you to choose from and keep your baby dry and looking fly.
Our favorite feature? This round teether can be frozen for extra soothing power on baby's gums. It's filled with distilled water for safety and the little shapes on each ball give extra comfort for baby. Easy to grab by tiny hands and easy to clean for busy moms.
If your baby has started solids already, this teether is ideal for them as it allows baby to experiment with flavors while soothing soft gums. You can fill the teether with anything—breastmilk, purees, frozen fruit—and keep frozen for extra comfort.
Can we talk about how adorable this pretzel is? Plus, it's made from all natural, non-splintering, sustainable maple wood that makes tiny gums super happy. It comes in so many adorable options and is fantastic for photoshoots.
Our pediatrician has always recommended Zarbees to us for our toddler because of all their natural products. This gel is safe for 2-month-olds and up and is alcohol and drug-free.
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