Maternal & Child Community
Am I crazy or there are more bottom teeth coming in?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast feeding, childhood disease, colic, child discipline, immunization, lactation, newborn care, post partum depression, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and special needs children.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Am I crazy or there are more bottom teeth coming in?

7 1/2 mos DD has been really cranky lately.  She got her two bottom teeth about 2 weeks ago.  We figured we'll have a break before more teeth will start making their way into her mouth but...nope, a couple of days later, she was exhibiting similar behavior as she was with those two bottom teeth: chewing on her fists, increased salivation, crankiness.  Today, I got a chance to take a good look in her mouth and I saw white spots on her bottom gums as I did with the lower bottom teeth.  Does that make sense?  Shouldn't she be getting her upper front teeth before she gets more on the bottom?  Thank you for your input.
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
154929_tn?1196191338
As they always say no two babies are the same--she may get more bottom teeth before the top or you may be surprised and the top just pop through at the same time as the bottom.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Yep, it sounds like she is teething again. 2 of my kids didn't follow the pattern they are "supposed" to get their teeth. My daughter had a lot more bottom teeth than top teeth for a long time. So I'm sure it's nothing to worry about.
Try giving her some teething tablets. They worked awesome for all of my kids!! And they loved the taste of them. You can get them at any drug store and some grocery stores carry them now.
Good luck and I hope they pop out fast!
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I have been using Hyland Teething Tablets and they help DD also.  I use them once in a while when I see that she's in a lot of discomfort.  I'm very against meds and she's already on Prevacid for her reflux so I try my best to give her as little meds as possible.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Maternal & Child Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Children's Health Answerers
13167_tn?1327197724
Blank
RockRose
Austin, TX
134578_tn?1404951303
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
4268628_tn?1375044776
Blank
Flickan
Monroe, WA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
arlandonbloom
CO
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Bsmom09
1527510_tn?1392304944
Blank
Carly1306
United Kingdom