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We are going through this right now and I was wondering what other babes go through when they are teething.<br><br>
My Ds is 9 months and has 2 top and 2 bottom teeth. I'm not certain he is teething but I assume he is. These are some of the things he does:<br><br>
1) Very clingy. Only wants mom.<br>
2) When nursing he pulls away a lot. He will suck for 2 seconds, pull away, come back to it...<br>
3) At night he tosses and turns. We co-sleep so when I try to nurse him back to sleep, he cries and complains.<br>
4) Doesn't seem interested in food. Maybe because I seem to nurse him a lot more therefor he's full all the time.<br>
5) He had a low fever a couple of days ago.<br><br>
How about your babes?
 

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That could be teething or a slight illness. My boys all did those things with both. Usually, the teething is accompanied by lots of drool and chewing fingers. When breastfeeding, the latch is different for a couple of days too. All normal things.
 

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my son is 3 months and apparently an early teether...lucky me! he is totally clingy, doing the pull away breastfeeding thing and is just generally irritable and mad. he just yells at me all day (its pretty hilarious to be yelled at by such a little bitty man). i feel so bad for the guy. anyway, whats been working for us is popping him in my pouch and walking around the backyard so he can look at our pups (who are like my co-caretakers...thank god for dogs!) which distracts him. plus the position he is in in the pouch puts his hands right in his mouth so he can suck away. man teething sucks!
 

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Ugh, my DD totally changes. She become whiny and clingy and unable to enjoy the things that usually keep her entertained. Her latch changes while nursing and she occasionally bites. She goes from waking only once or twice per night to waking approximately once per hour. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/gloomy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Gloomy">:
 

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bellymama, that could also be from a growth spurt. That's how all my kids have acted @3 mos when they were really g rowin' alot.<br><br>
my baby is currently recovering from an awful cold, thrushy, and cutting her first tooth. i am so tired!!!! she is a clingy, fussy, gassy, whiny, and what is sleep???
 

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My 9 month old has yet to bust a tooth, but he's had several bouts I considered teething. He ran a low fever, wanted to be held all day long, was rough on the boob, screamed when I rubbed his gums, and slept better if I gave him some pain reliever. If I remember from dd, the teeth moving deep hurt more than the actual busting through to the surface. She have similar bouts of fussiness, a few weeks before she actually got a tooth. For some reason the first teeth seemed to be the worse, and the later ones came in without issue.
 

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my son is 3 months and apparently an early teether...lucky me! he is totally clingy, doing the pull away breastfeeding thing and is just generally irritable and mad. he just yells at me all day (its pretty hilarious to be yelled at by such a little bitty man). i feel so bad for the guy. anyway, whats been working for us is popping him in my pouch and walking around the backyard so he can look at our pups (who are like my co-caretakers...thank god for dogs!) which distracts him. plus the position he is in in the pouch puts his hands right in his mouth so he can suck away. man teething sucks!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">bellymama, that could also be from a growth spurt. That's how all my kids have acted @3 mos when they were really g rowin' alot.<br><br>
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I feel ya. I'm lucky if she sleeps 3 hours! Not looking forward to teething.
 
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