April 21, 2010
Health Tip: Signs That Baby is Teething
Here's what to look for
(HealthDay News) -- Babies generally begin cutting their first teeth between the ages of 4 months and 7 months.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these signs that may indicate your baby is teething:
- Crying, fussiness or irritability.
- A low-grade fever (not higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Drooling a lot.
- Wanting to bite down hard and chew on objects.
- Swelling and tenderness of the gums.