Profuse salivation, irritability and tears can make teething a nightmare for parents and their babies alike. The teething starts by the age of six in most babies. The two bottom front teeth are usually the first to appear, followed by the two top front teeth. Common symptoms of teething are drooling, gnawing on solid objects, irritability and sore gums. Sometimes a teething baby refuses to eat properly. The stress and discomfort of teething can lower a child’s resistance. Runny noses, red rashes on the chin or mild diarrhoea can also occur. Read the following article to ease your babies’ pain and discomfort.