Parents note – The first teeth of the baby
The rudiments of primary teeth begin to form at the stage of embryonic development of the baby with the sixth week of pregnancy. Since that period and up to the birth, you need to take care of that in the mother’s body received sufficient amounts of calcium, phosphorus and trace elements that are involved in the formation of dentin and enamel. Throughout pregnancy, try to eat rationally, and take a multivitamin that will pick up your gynecologist.
Colds, physical and emotional stress, antibiotics – can cause that the baby teeth erupt with improperly formed dentin and enamel. So need correction, but if correct time and start taking care of them, it is likely to be permanent teeth healthy.
Typically, the first tooth appears between the ages of six to eight months (lower central incisor). Then cut through the next lower cutter, and then within a month appear the upper central incisors. At eight to twelve months, erupt first lower and then the upper lateral incisors. The first milk molars erupt in a year and a half. During this period, parents can already play educational games with the children. At the age of sixteen to twenty months fangs appear. The last bite in the dairy, at the age of twenty to thirty months cut the second primary molars.
From six months of age can be calculated milk formula teething the baby: the number of teeth should be leveled the number of months of baby’s life minus four. The delay of this schedule for two or three months not considered deviations in development.
When teething baby feels discomfort, increased salivation, he tries everything to bite or to take by mouth. At a time when the gums to be able to maximize the final eruption of the tooth, the specific pain and itching, partly can be removed by special gel for gums. Such preparations contain local anesthetics. Most often they are used before meals and at bedtime.
If you decide to use these drugs for your child, be sure to consult with your pediatrician to rule out the possibility of an allergic reaction to the anesthetic. Teething – is a physiological process, and not all children it causes discomfort, and therefore, not all kids require special gels.
Just be aware that the eruption itself cannot cause a rise in temperature or a disorder of the digestive tract. During teething baby may reduce the protective functions of the body, and then the child is easier to catch a cold. Therefore, parents need to monitor with special attention for the child who is teething. Watch out for his well-being and, if necessary, promptly contact your pediatrician.