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Genius parenting hack for teething babies!

Brooke by Brooke
July 1st, 2017
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Any parent knows that teething is the pits.

Every babe is different, some may only be affected for a couple of days, but for others it goes onnnn and onnnn. It’s a pain in the backside for parents, and excrutiating for babies  – can you imagine cutting teeth with NO numbing cream, no oral anasthetic, no shot of vodka beforehand? No parent wants to see their child in that kind of pain.

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My little lady was super unhappy when she would get a new tooth, and while it would only last for a couple of days (so really I was bloody lucky), it still felt like 278 days.

I tried the teething gels, the teethers you pop in the freezer, a frozen face washer for her to chew on – nothing soothed her poor little gums.

One mum has generously shared her little trick for helping her son through the teething stage, and there’s a reason it’s been viewed over 20 million times and shared half a million times – it’s gold.

Tasia Blackwell shared a video of her baby boy enjoying what she calls a “milksicle” – a frozen icy-pole made of breastmilk. “The milksicles are a hit. Helps with his teething pain and helps fill up his tummy,”she wrote with the post.

Genius. All you need is an icy-pole mould,  milk (of course, you can use formula or whatever kind of milk you are giving your child if you’re not breastfeeding), and a wooden craft stick if your mould doesn’t come with a stick.

I bet you’re thinking, why didn’t I think of that? I know I am!

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