Smile! Kristin Cavallari's Daughter’s Teething Troubles Are Over

Getting those pearly whites can be quite the pain.
ByAnisa Arsenault
Associate Editor
Published
Aug 2016

Teething: It’s a trying time for you and baby. But that first toothy grin is the light at the end of a months-long tunnel. Kristin Cavallari took to Instagram yesterday to share 9-month-old daughter Saylor’s big milestone. And the pair is (finally) all smiles.

“Nice to see a smile on this girl’s face after over a month of nonstop teething,” Cavallari wrote in the caption. “Four new ones are through though!”

While some babies are born with teeth and others don’t teethe until their first birthday, Saylor seems to be right on track with the average teething timetable. Teething symptoms typically begin between 4 and 6 months, followed by the emergence of two teeth on the bottom gums (central incisors). By the nine-month mark, more lateral incisors will follow.

How can you tell when baby is getting ready to teethe? You’ll likely notice the following symptoms:

  • Finger biting and excessive sucking
  • A rash around the mouth, chin and neck from excess drool
  • A low-grade fever

While teething tablets aren’t recommended, there are several teethers that can help soothe these uncomfortable symptoms, from gum-massaging sticks to freezable teethers and mesh feeders.

Cavallari likely has a few teething tricks of her own up her sleeve—she’s been there, done that, with sons Camden, 4, and Jaxon, 2.

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