Question: "My baby just started teething and another mom suggested I give him amber teething beads. She swears by them, but are they safe, and do they work?"
Amber teething beads work on a simple theory of mild magnetism, which has been found to have the potential to reduce mild pain, such as accompanies teething.
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FWIW I just used orajel on my kids, along with those teething beads you stick in the freezer. And my mom used teeny dabs of a concoction made of whiskey, honey, and clove oil on me. We turned out okay without any fancy necklaces. But back in those days, you know, people were tougher, and you just took the teething phase as part of the job of parenting.
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Five beautiful colored rectangular beads on satin cord with a snap clasp. These teething beads are a great distraction for little eyes, hands and sore gums. Designed for mums to wear, not bubs. Bead colours are: candy red, black and cream.
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Last time I saw the amber teething beads surface in the media I tried (unsuccessfully of course) to argue with some of the believers. Didn’t help that I didn’t know enough of the science behind it that they were quoting at me. But I was highly amused that my suggestions for some simple double blind tests were met with “no responsible parent would let anyone do TESTS on their BABY”, despite the fact that using these amber necklaces with no testing is vastly worse!
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