Teething toys are designed to provide the perfect surface to soothe your child’s inflamed gums.
When your baby gets their first tooth, it is an exciting time. Although it varies, teething can begin anywhere between 4 and 7 months old, according to the American Dental Association. Is your baby chewing and biting on anything that they can grab onto? Don’t allow your little one to put just anything into their mouth. Teething toys are designed to provide the perfect surface to soothe their inflamed gums. Let’s take a look at the top 3 teething toys for babies.
Our #1 Choice: Vulli Sophie the Giraffe Teether
Popular in France and around the world for the past 55 years, Sophie the Giraffe definitely belongs in our #1 spot. Super-flexible in nature, she is made from natural rubber and food paint. Lightweight and easy-to-grip, Sophie contains a fun squeaker inside. The good news is that Sophie the Giraffe is easy to locate as you can purchase her at Walmart, Target or on Amazon.
Our Second Choice: Baby Banana Infant Training Toothbrush and Teether
Recommended for ages 3-12 months, Baby Banana Infant Toothbrush and Teether serve 2 functions. It has soft silicone bristles that gently massage the baby’s aching gums. Its “banana peel” handles are particularly easy for the baby to hold. You can put it in the freezer for extra relief. Its bristles also work to gently clean your baby’s first teeth to help prevent cavities.
Third Best Teether: Gnomgnoms Polly Pineapple
Aside from its cute pineapple body, Polly Pineapple is enjoyable to your little one for many different reasons. She is made from 100 percent non-toxic rubber. She has a nubby body for front teeth, and a leafy crown and rounded feet. Plenty of different shapes that your little one will love to chew on. What is the best part? For every Polly Pineapple that is purchased, the manufacturer makes a donation that will feed a hungry child in America for a week.