Baby teething causes bouts of increased drooling and irritability. Dr. Preeti Parikh explains potential treatments for teething in this video.
For a teething child, bouts of increased drooling and irritability are normal symptoms. As Dr. Preeti Parikh explains in this video, the best treatment for a teething baby is something cold your baby can chew on.
Items like a chilled pacifier, a teething ring or even a cool washcloth will work as great teething remedies. Dr. Parikh explains teething relief methods you should and should not use to help your baby through the process.
Preeti Parikh, MD serves as the Chief Medical Officer of HealthiNation. She is a board-certified pediatrician practicing at Westside Pediatrics, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson. She holds degrees from Columbia University and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has completed post-graduate training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
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