Right around four and a half months, Cooper’s tendency to be colicky in the evenings slowly disappeared. It certainly didn’t happen overnight. And then right around five months, Cooper started teething.
And in case you didn’t know, there is nothing particularly joyful about a baby who is protesting the razor sharp teeth that are slowly cutting their way through his swollen gums. Not to mention the pressure of the teeth coming up through the jaw bone itself. Major headache. Don’t get me wrong–I don’t have any recollection of what teething feels like. I am just guessing based on the anguished look on my son’s face as he drools continuously and tries to shove his whole fist in his mouth to block the pain. Or screams and thrashes as he tries to nurse, only to find that even his favorite way of being soothed hurts too. Talk about adding insult to … Read More