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Q&A: Are Teething Tablets Helpful?

Do teething tablets really help? What do they do?
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Pediatrician
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March 2, 2017
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Teething tablets don’t work! Some even have medications that aren’t safe for children. Since babies teethe from 6 months old to 2 years old, I don’t recommend medication at all. Cold washcloths or cold teethers are a safe alternative.

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