Teething

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Abstract:

This four-page handout educates parents and other caregivers about teething, which occurs when teeth begin growing and breaking through a baby's gums. It explains when teething often begins, and clarifies that it can be painful for some children and not for others. It lists signs of teething, and provides recommendations for ways to comfort the baby and ease their pain, as well as guidelines for caring for a child's gums and teeth. The document identifies those symptoms for which the child's doctor should be called.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Gingiva, Infant, Parents, Tooth eruption
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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