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Teething already ??

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Sycamore76 Sat 06-Jun-15 18:01:14

Can teething start as early as 13 weeks ? My dd was sleeping for a good 4-5 hour stretch during the night , not great but I could function ok. The last couple of nights she has been up every 1-2 hours , episodes of screaming during the day , drooling and ear pulling . She does have silent reflux but that is controlled with medication . My son got his first tooth around 5 and a half months ....

slightlyconfused85 Sat 06-Jun-15 18:43:59

It certainly can. Dd had her first tooth at 12 weeks and 16 teeth by 13 months. Made for a grizy baby but calpol, baby bonjela and patience got me through!

Sycamore76 Sat 06-Jun-15 19:26:19

That is early ! It looks like the front tooth is coming . Did your dds teeth come through in order ?

Littlefish Sat 06-Jun-15 19:27:28

Dd's first tooth came through at about 17 weeks and she had all her teeth by a year. It was hell!

Sycamore76 Sat 06-Jun-15 19:33:20

Little fish - I am worried now . Teething plus silent reflux plus kevin the teenager 3 year old !wine

Littlefish Sat 06-Jun-15 19:36:34

Dd had horrendous colic which morphed seamlessly into horrendous teething at about 17 weeks! There wasn't much sleep in our house for the first year of her life.

Good luck - sending you lots of wine and cake

Sycamore76 Sat 06-Jun-15 19:39:12

Oh dear , poor you . Dd is also cows milk protein intolerant so no chocolate or cake for me !!

slightlyconfused85 Sat 06-Jun-15 20:09:08

They did come through in order, just really really fast! Poor kid must have been in agony but it was all over quicker too which was a bonus.

Littlefish Sat 06-Jun-15 23:00:06

I agree slightlyconfused - it's miserable while it's going on, but after that first awful year, dd started sleeping like a dream. Now, aged 10, she still loves her sleep and during the holidays will sleep for 13 hour stretches given the chance.

Sycamore - I send you lemon cake instead then. smile

Sycamore76 Sun 07-Jun-15 14:53:21

Thanks littlefish :-)

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