No way! But yes, he's teething!
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|Fri, 03-04-2011 - 8:40pm|
James just turned 2 months, and darned if he isn't drooling profusely, chomping down hard on things, having times when nothing comforts him (usually such a placid baby) and a terrible red welty rash on his otherwise never rashy bottom. Plus I noticed he felt unusually hot especially on his head the last few days...I can hardly believe it, but am accepting that he's teething. I can see the pale shapes of the incisors through the gums on the upper jaw, and the gums are very hard and ridgy, and he likes to chomp down really hard on my knuckle.
The bad news is, just because he's teething now, doesn't mean he'll cut a tooth now. It could go on like this for months before the first tooth...or not. We'll just have to see.
Luckily, he's a sweet-tempered little thing in general, so it's not the worst thing I've ever been through by a long shot. But I also never went through it before, with my 3 year old son presenting his own unique challenges at the same time. Last time I had a teething