Teething eruption: a step on the road to growth
Although newborns generally do not have apparent teeth, most have at least a partially developed set of deciduous teeth or milk teeth that begin to appear generally six months after the birth. During the first years of life, all 20 deciduous teeth will erupt through the gums. Most children have the full set of deciduous teeth in their mouths by the age of three.
While teeth erupt, some babies may become troubled, have difficulty sleeping and cranky, lose their appetite or drool more than usual . Diarrhea, rashes and fever are not normal in the onset phase. If your baby develops a fever or diarrhea or is still moody and uncomfortable, see your doctor.
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