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#1 of 6 Old 01-18-2007, 10:00 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My two month old just (like in the last couple of days) started producing a whole crapload of saliva. It's very cute because he does look a whole lot more like a baby with spit running down his chin, but I just want to make sure it's ok.

Is this normal? I feel like I ask this question all the time. Maybe at some point I'll really just learn to trust that everything is ok.

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That is the time a lot of babies start teething. My son is almost 6 months old and is still drooling big time and no teeth yet.
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I don't remember my first being very slobbery, but my second who is now 5 months old is always soaked! She started at about two months as well. As far as a know this is normal. I believe their salivary glands start working around this time, but they don't know when enough is enough
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Sounds like pre-teething. Nothing really to do but grab some drool bibs and ride it out!

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DS never drooled, DD drooled like a faucet practically from birth to just around 6 months, all those cute baby clothes- never saw them, she lived in bibs, we have probably around 50 bibs for her because she'd go through probably 10 a day, then like a week after turning 6 months she pretty much stopped drooling altogether . She's 8 months now and still hasn't cut a tooth, but from what I've heard that amount of drooling happens sometimes.
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Probably teething. My youngest had his first tooth before he turned 3 months; he's now 5 months and has 5 teeth. My middle son woke up the day he turned 3 months with 2 teeth. My oldest had part of a tooth poking through by 2 1/2 months.

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