My baby is driving my nuts advice please!!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by ninny, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok my nine month DD is grinding her teeth!! It makes the worst sound ever and its bad for her. I've tried a million things and she just wont stop. How can i stop this?!
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you talked to the pediatrician? My oldest used to do it at night. She eventually was diagnosed with TMJ.
    sharon
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    ..I take what I said back....unsafe idea... [​IMG]
     
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  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes I agree - call her Pediatrician. What I suggested before would be a choking hazard I think.
     
  5. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend trying Natural calms Baby Calm formula. It is a magnesium supplement especially for babies. Magnesium is a natural muscle relaxer among other things. If I don't take magnesium I grind my teeth really bad.
     
  6. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    hey, thanks for the tip, I'm a grinder too.

    Hope you can get your baby to stop that!
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I woud contact a pediatric dentist, not a pediatrician.
     
  8. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

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    my daughter did that that when she was getting her teeth in as a baby, now she is 6 and hasn't done it in forever. In fact I forgot about her grinding her teeth until i read this thread just now. I think she stopped when she started getting in more molars. It used to worry me as well, I used to feed whenever she started doing that lol
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I think all mine did that, especially when they got new teeth. It's just a thing they do because of the new thing in their mouth. When they get their first teeth (two on bottom in front) they have to 'grind' them to cut the gum on the top to 'help' the top teeth come in. You can ask your pediatrician, but unless she continues to do it well after her teeth are in, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  10. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    Shes seems to have stop at lest for now. She's drooling really bad so i think we have another tooth coming in. Heres another question though. I use to get emailswhen someone replyed to my threads but now i dnt. [​IMG] I thought no one loved me anymore. [​IMG] But you do [​IMG] What happened? How do i get that back?
     

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