Your baby’s first teeth are a huge milestone, but before they reach this, you’ll be faced with a fair amount of drool and tears of discomfort but with the best teether toy (that's been sterilised!) you'll be able to help ease the pain.
Some teether toys are also attached to baby bibs for the added bonus of absorbing the excess dribble.
How can you ease your baby’s teething pain?
Teething can last for different periods of time from baby to baby, so we’ve summed up ten ways to ease your baby’s teething pain here, but if you’re looking for some natural ways to ease the pain alongside the teether, try:
Soaking a new and clean dishcloth or flannel in warm water.
Put your baby’s teether in the fridge for half an hour
Depending on your baby’s age, freeze a chunk of cucumber
Teething gels contain a mild anaesthetic to numb the gums.
Best Baby Teethers - UK 2022
Gold Winner for Best Teething Product at the M&B Awards 2023
Dimensions: 5.4, 8 and
- Easy to keep clean
- Easy to grip
- Comes as a single, not multipack
- Doesn't come with a clip to attach to bags or clothing etc
Silver Winner for Best Teething Product at the M&B Awards 2023
Dimensions: 3 x 9 x 18
- Easy for small hands to grab
- Small and compact
- No cleaning advice provided
- Squeaker sometimes stops working
Bronze Winner for Best Teething Product at the M&B Awards 2023
Dimensions: 21 x 16 x
- Made from 100% natural rubber
- Made for little hands
- Mini Mizzie is perfect for on-the-go
- Not dishwasher safe
The best baby teether to catch teething drool
These adorable Cheeky Chomper bibs come in a range of cute reversible patterns and were designed
The Handychew comes in two designs: Bertie the Lion and Darcy the Elephant. You can pop the strap
This stylish chic baby teether is the perfect shape for little hands. It's heart-shaped design
If you’ve ever noticed how much your baby seems to love biting fingers, they’ll love the Comotomo
This clever necklace not only looks great, but has soft chewable silicone beads your teething baby
With plenty of different teethers to choose from, it’s a good idea to experiment with a couple of different ones that offer the right amount of pressure to ease discomfort. Try different textures and different shapes – circular teethers are the best for when the front teeth are coming through, whilst a longer, thinner design can help with molars.
These set of two sillicone teethers are bound to make you and your baby feel cheerful, featuring a
What are the best baby teething toys on the market?
With plenty of different teethers to choose from, it’s a good idea to experiment with a couple of different ones . Each teether will that offer a different amount of pressure to ease discomfort. The best baby teethers for your baby will be different from someone elses. Try different textures and different shapes – circular teethers are the best for when the front teeth are coming through, whilst a longer, thinner design can help with molars.
How to clean your baby's teether
Most of the teethers in this list can be cleaned in a dishwasher or a steriliser for added convenience. It’s also a good idea to find one that can be put in the fridge, as cooling the teether can give relief to swollen, sore gums.