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Teething Toys that Work for Us

It's that time of life again here at the Kavanaugh house. Our nights have gotten a little longer, our days have been a bit droolier and crankier. This can only mean one thing - new teeth. And sure enough, Teddy starting laughing yesterday and showed off some new white spots right under his gums. He is often reaching for one of the variety of teething toys we have available for him right now. 

Montessori baby teething toys - here are some that help to soothe your baby's mouth and provide great entertainment

If you have a teething baby, here are some Montessori friendly options that are doing the trick for us: 

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I like this style because it's easy to use for the baby and seems to be really satisfying. Downside is that they don't seem to get as far back in the mouth so stop being as useful for those molars and deeper teeth. Teddy is still missing two up front (but those are the white spots I see) so I think he will use these for a short time longer and probably phase out of them. 

Water Ring - we store these in the fridge


I don't offer pacifiers for sucking as a new baby so they are always just a teething option here. Teddy, in particular, likes to chew on them and then rip them out of his own mouth. I go with it. These again, seem to only be useful for those front few teeth. 

Soothie - we were given one of these in the hospital and Teddy still loves this thing to chew

Montessori baby teething toys - here are some that help to soothe your baby's mouth and provide great entertainment


These are just differently shaped teethers. I think these tend to do a better job getting to those back teeth and providing some relief. These are the ones that are likely to stay on Teddy's shelves as he moves into toddlerhood. 

Como Tomo - hands down favorite of all time 
Teether with Bristles - this one is new to us to try and get those new back teeth

We definitely don't have all of these available at one time or in one place. I tend to rotate these in a couple of spots in the house. I just throw a couple in a small baskets and switch around as his needs change. 

What's your baby's favorite teether? 


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