Teething hints and tips
Take a look below at our helpful hints and tips about teething and how to cope with it. And don’t forget, you can also read articles by our Health Visitor, Tracey Stone.
About Teething Powders and how to use them
Ashton & Parsons Teething Powers has been used to help soothe the symptoms of teething since 1867. And whilst our manufacturing processes and packaging have been brought up to date, there has never been a need to modernise the powders itself; the product remains the same as the first day it entered the market.Read article
Teething and Breastfeeding
For breastfeeding mums, teething can potentially pose extra worries at what can already be a difficult time. Unfounded or not, fear for the safety of your nipples is real! And there’s plenty else to think about and adapt to once your little one starts displaying teething symptoms. Here we’ve collated a series of tips from breastfeeding mums which can help you and your baby to navigate the teething process more comfortably.Read article
Teething and your weaned (or weaning) toddler
Teething usually begins at around 6 months old, and continues on and off until an infant is roughly three, so your baby will go through many developmental changes during this significant period of time. Most babies begin the weaning process at a similar time to teething beginning – it’s therefore likely you’ll experience some highs and lows during this process due to their sore gums.Read article
Baby teething at night – night-time tips
Teething is always a difficult time for infants and parents; growing milk teeth is an unavoidably painful process, and it’s tough having to witness your little one in distress. During the day it can be easier to relieve your baby from the discomfort of teething by using distractions such as play, outings and other stimuli.Read article
When should I start to brush my child’s teeth?
The early months of any baby’s life are a wonderful time for parents, but they can also present some challenges as it may feel as though you need to absorb an encyclopaedia of knowledge very quickly in order to keep up with every change and development.Read article
Teething ring alternatives from everyday items.
Many parents rely on products like teething rings to comfort their child when teeth are pushing their way through, but what can you do if your child is teething, and you have no teething ring to hand? The lockdown situation means we’re all having to innovate, but this doesn’t mean you have to compromise when it comes to your child’s well-being.Read article
Is my baby teething? Teething symptoms to look out for.
Babies can begin teething at any age, but teething most commonly occurs at around 6 months old, and will continue until your infant is about 3 years. This is often a troublesome time for both babies and parents, as the process of teething can be painful and unsettling for your child.Read article
How long does Teething Last?
It is likely that you’ll notice symptoms of your baby beginning to teethe at around 6 months old. However, some babies can be born with teeth, or begin developing them very early. Others don’t begin teething until they are a year old. For each tooth eruption, symptoms may appear from 3 -5 days beforehand.Read article
What is Tincture of Matricaria?
Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders contains Tincture of Matricaria, which is extracted from German Chamomile flower heads. Tincture of Matricaria is a gentle solution made from the oils found within the flower heads of the German chamomile plant (Marticaria recutita). Chamomile has been used as a herbal remedy for thousands of years.Read article
Simple teething tips
Teething can be challenging for babies and parents in equal measures. But don’t worry - as well as trying Ashton & Parsons remedies, there’s some simple things you can do to help. Take a look at our simple teething tips here.Read article
Which tooth next?
All babies teethe at different rates but this is a general guide of what to expect. If you have specific concerns about your baby’s teething progress, it’s best to contact your Health Visitor, GP or dentist.Read article
Prepare for teething
Teething is a very topical subject talked about amongst parents or carers with children of the teething age. It is often considered the cause and blamed for many discomforts in a child up until they have their full set of permanent teeth, but is teething really real?Read article
Gentle Teething Remedies
Supporting your baby through teething can be testing and knowing what teething relief remedy to try can be a minefield. With so many options, which do you choose? We’re talking through our top gentle teething remedies to help your teething baby get some relief from the discomfort of teething.Read article
Enjoying Christmas with a Teething Baby
Teething doesn't stop for Christmas. We're sharing tips so you and your baby can enjoy the Christmas festivities whilst teething.Read article
How to soothe your teething baby
When it comes to teething, alongside teething aids and pain relief, babies need comfort and reassurance. If you’re sleep training, it can be a good time to pause until your baby stops showing signs of discomfort with their gums or teeth.Read article
Mindfulness Techniques for Dealing with Teething
There are several techniques you can use to help alleviate some of the mental strain that babies teething can cause us adults. One of which is mindfulness.Read article
Sharing the Teething Workload with your Partner
On top of existing household jobs, living with a newborn means a new set of responsibilities, and deciding on how to split these duties can be one of the trickiest parts of living with a baby. From feeding, changing, and bathing your little one to deciding who will get up in the middle of the night with them.Read article
Teething and Postnatal Depression: Symptoms and Treatments
We’re discussing the triggers, symptoms and giving guidance on how to help parents dealing with postnatal depression alongside teething in our supportive guide.Read article
Teething Tips to Help You and Your Baby Sleep Better
Babies who are uncomfortable don't sleep well. We're sharing our tips to helping your baby feel comfortable whilst teething so they (and you) can sleep well.Read article