Product Type: Nelsons baby products
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Teething Pain Relief
Member Name: kat1234
Advantages: natural remedy, relieves pain
Disadvantages: quite pricey
My son is currently in a prolonged teething period and is cutting numerous teeth at once. This is obviously causing him a lot of pain and distress and, I have been trying anything and everything to try and make him more comfortable. I had previously been using Aston and Parsons teething powders but these have become increasingly difficult to get hold of, so I switched to these Nelsons Teetha Powders.
I purchased a packet of 24 powders for £4.50 from Wilkinson's. The powders are readily available from chemists and supermarkets and can be purchased off the shelf. The powders are a totally natural remedy to calm and soothe baby during teething. They are sugar free and the active ingredient is Chamomilla. They can be given to babies from 4-18 months during teething spells to help ease their pain and discomfort. Being a natural remedy, they can be given quite frequently too.
The powders come in a green cardboard box which has a picture of a baby on the front. Inside the box are six paper packets, each divided into four powders. These are perforated to allow each individual sachet to be ripped and separated. To give baby the powders, you can rip the top off easily and pour directly into their mouth or give it to them on a spoon. My son allows me to pour these directly into his mouth without any resistance - even when his gums are obviously very sore. I take this as confirmation that he likes the taste of them!
After giving him a powder, my son does seem a little calmer and obviously less distressed too. It is hard to say exactly how much the powders are helping him or relieving the pain as he can't tell me but, as he seems generally happier after taking one, I would definitely say that they are having some effect. As a mum, this is also reassuring to me as I feel like I am able to help him with his pain by giving him one of these. During bad spells, my son will often have 4 or 5 of these powders a day and I am happy to give him this amount as they are natural. Other remedies for teething pain that contain paracetamol or ibuprofen can only be given a limited number of times and I am wary of giving these as my son is so young, so being a natural remedy is a real plus point for me. However, the powders do work out quite expensive at nearly £5 a packet, which you can easily get through in a week during teething spells.
In summary, a good natural remedy to help your baby (and you!) get through tough teething spells.
Summary: good for teething periods